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Birch Bay
Whatcom County, Washington







Page Contents for Birch Bay, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Birch Bay is approximately 2,656 (1990), 8413 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3582 (2010).
The amount of land area in Birch Bay is 41.423 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 13.993 sq kilometers.
The distance from Birch Bay to Washington DC is 2514 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
Birch Bay is positioned 48.92 degrees north of the equator and 122.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

five miles from Blaine near the Canadian border.
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History & History Related Items

Birch Bay was named by English Captain George Vancouver because of the black birch trees which he saw all along the coast. It has a large tourist population during the summer months.
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Attractions

Birch Bay has the second largest heron rookery in Washington. Birch Bay has miles of wonderful beach for all types of water-related activities such as: clamming, swimming (when its warm enough for you), crabbing, sunning and playing in the sand.
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Birch Bay Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
360-371-5440

Birch Bay Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
360-371-5440

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