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Anacortes

Skagit County,

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The Washington state capital is Olympia.


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98221

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Anacortes is approximately 14,557 (2000), 15778 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,992 (1990), 6980 (2010).

The amount of land area in Anacortes is 28.17 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Anacortes is 11.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.435 sq kilometers.
The distance from Anacortes to Washington DC is 2500 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 101 miles. (as the crow flies)
Anacortes is positioned 48.49 degrees north of the equator and 122.62 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Anacortes elevation is 100 feet above sea level.
Anacortes median income is $41,930 (2000).

The Anacortes median home price is $171,100 (2000).

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Location

Anacortes location: At the end of Hwy 20 on Puget Sound near the Pacific Ocean and the Canadian border. It is on Fidalgo Island. It is about 20 miles from Bellingtham and 64 miles from Seattle. Other nearby communities include Bay View, La Conner, Ault Field, Oak Harbor, Marietta-Alderwood, Burlington and Coupeville

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Climate & Weather

Anacortes average annual precipitation is 27.2 inches per year.
Anacortes average annual snowfall is 15.3 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 40.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 49.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 62.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 51.5 degrees F.

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History & History Related Items

Anacortes history:

The island was named for a Spanish explorer, Lt. Salvador Fidalgo. For a good source of Anacortes history, including a time line, see this history page for Anacortes
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Attractions

Anacortes attractions:

W.T. Preston Maritime Museum

Anacortes Arts Festival
Email: info@anacortesartsfestival.com
Over 40 years!
Phone: (360) 293-6211

A sister city for Anacortes is Kisakata, Japan. Additional sister city relationships include Lomonosov,Russia and Sidney, British Columbia

Washington Park
the largest park here with 220 acres with amenities including a campground, boat launch, picnic shelter and walking or biking loop. A playground and beach area are available also.

Anacortes History Museum
1305 8th St.
Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: 360-293-1915

Learn more about Anacontes at this informative site.

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