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Skagit County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Named for the Indian tribe in the area.
  • Established: 1883 Nov 28
  • County seat: Mount Vernon
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 116,901 (Rank: 11 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 1,731.20 square miles (Rank: 21 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 67.5 people per square miles (Rank: 13 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 9,114 feet, Mount Buckner.

 


Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Mount Vernon city 31,743 12.30 2,580.3 29 982**
2. Anacortes city 15,778 11.75 1,343.0 18 982**
3. Sedro-Woolley city 10,540 3.81 2,767.1 50 98284
4. Burlington city 8,388 4.26 1,969.9 34 98233
5. La Conner town 891 0.41 2,173.2 8 98257
6. Concrete town 705 1.22 577.9 276 98237
7. Lyman town 438 0.67 653.7 100 98263
8. Hamilton town 301 1.12 268.8 95 98255

Additional facts

  • Fidalgo Island is the 4th largest island in the state (41.2 square miles).

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
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  • All population and area data are from the 2010 United States Census. All population density figures for cities greater than 5,000 people are as well. Densities of smaller towns and cities were calculated separately using US Census data.
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