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Page Contents for Bellingham, Washington

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Bellingham is approximately 61,240 (1997), 80885 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 22,114 (1990), 34671 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bellingham is 57.02 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 6.455 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bellingham to Washington DC is 2496 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 119 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bellingham is positioned 48.74 degrees north of the equator and 122.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bellingham elevation is 68 feet above sea level.
Bellingham average annual rainfall is 36.17 inches per year


just across the border from Canada and 90 miles north of Seattle
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seasonal. Temperature range in winter is 32 to 51 degrees F. In Summer, the range is 48 to 71 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

English explorer, Captain George Vancouver, discovered Bellingham Bay in 1792. Bellingham overlooks this bay. The Olympic and Cascade mountains can also be seen from the city.
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The founding of Bellingham



Museums in the area.

information about Bellingham

Bellingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sehome Hill Arboretum, Maritime Heritage Center, Whatcom Museum of History and Art
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Bellingham City Government

City of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Chamber

Bellingham Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce Phone: (360)734-1330

Bellingham Community News

To Honor my Dad!
My Dad, Robert (Bob) Sperber, is turning 65 this October. He grew up in Knox, Indiana, and graduated in 1952 (?) Does anyone remember him? I am collecting greetings, photos, letters, or stories from friends and relatives from across the years and miles, to present to him at his party on October 10, 1999 in Bellingham Washington.
Send them to:
Debbi Gray
7961 Evening Flower Lane
Jacksonville, FL 32244
You're invited to join us there too -- email for info!!

Bellingham Community Events

Bellingham Community Events page

Bellingham Organizations

Bellingham Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce Phone: (360)734-1330

Bellingham Libraries

Bellingham Public Library - Central Branch Bellingham, WA (360) 778-7323
Bellingham Public Library - Fairhaven Branch Bellingham, WA (360) 778-7188
Bellingham Public Library - Barkley Branch Bellingham, WA (360) 778-7290
Whatcom County Library System - Administrative Services (NO PUBLIC SERVICES) Bellingham, WA (360) 305-3600
Bellingham Alternative Library Bellingham, WA
Whatcom County Law Library Bellingham, WA (360) 676-6556
Wilson Library Library · Western Washington University Bellingham, WA (360) 650-3084

Bellingham Schools

Schools in Bellingham Bellingham


There is an average snowfall in Bellingham of about 8.60 inches
Sister Cities of Bellingham:
Tateyama, Japan
Port Stephens, Austrailia
Nakhodka, Russia

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