A post office called Robe was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1954. The community bears the name of a local pioneer.
- ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Robe, Washington
- ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
- ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 245.
Coordinates: 48°05′50″N 121°48′48″W / 48.09722°N 121.81333°W