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Anacortes
Skagit County, Washington

ZipCodes
98221




Page Contents for Anacortes, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
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).
Anacortes average annual precipitation is 27.2 inches peryear.
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.

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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History & History Related Items

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

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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Anacortes City Government

City of Anacortes
904 6th Street
P.O. Box 547
Anacortes, WA
Phone: 360-299-1950
Fax: 360-293-1938


Port of Anacortes

Anacortes Chamber

Anacortes Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Information Center: 360.293.3832
Chamber Business Office: 360.293.7911
Email
Fax: 360.293.1595

Anacortes Community News

Anacortes American Newspaper

Anacortes Community Events

Each year in July
The Annual Shipwreck Day and Flea Market is held in mid-July each year with almost 300 booth spaces displaying all types of good including food, crafts, white elephants, plants, homemade items and much more. A Classic Car show and other events occur at the same time.

Anacortes Organizations

Anacortes Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Information Center: 360.293.3832
Chamber Business Office: 360.293.7911
Email
Fax: 360.293.1595

Anacortes Libraries

Anacortes Public Library
1220 10th Street
Anacortes, Washington 98221
Phone: 360-293-1910
Fax: 360-293-1929

Anacortes Schools

Anacortes School District
2200 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221


Anacortes High School
Home of the Seahawks!
1600 20th Street
Anacortes, Washington 98221
Phone: (360) 293-2166 Fax: (360) 293-0744


Anacortes Middle School
2202 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: 360-293-1230
Fax: 360-293-1231


Fidalgo Elementary School
13590 Gibralter Rd.
Anacortes, WA 98221


Mt. Erie Elementary
1313 41st Street
Anacortes, WA
Phone: 360-293-9541


Island View Elementary
2501 J Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: 360-293-3149


Whitney Elementary
1200 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: 360-293-9536
Fax: 360-299-1845
Pre-K through 3rd grade Anacortes

Miscellany

The population of Anacortes was:
1990 - 11,451
2000 - 14,557
2002 - 15,203 (estimate)

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