Anacortes Skagit County, Washington

Anacortes: City in Washington, United States

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Anacortes is a city located in the county of Skagit in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,778 and a population density of 389 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 17,527 inhabitants.

The city was created 130 years ago in 1890.


Anacortes is located at 48°30'45"N 122°36'46"W (48.5126000, -122.6126700).

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Anacortes Quick Facts

Population : 17,527 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : Skagit County
Postal code : 98221
Area : 40.53 km2
Altitude : 23 feet / 7 meters
Capital city : Anacortes is capital of Fidalgo Island
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 06:28:10 (13th June 2021)
Density : 432 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 9.98% (2010-2019)


The population of Anacortes increased by 9.98% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,778 - census
2011 15,852 0.47% estimation process
2012 15,877 0.16% estimation process
2013 15,953 0.48% estimation process
2014 16,186 1.44% estimation process
2015 16,388 1.23% estimation process
2016 16,657 1.61% estimation process
2017 16,990 1.96% estimation process
2018 17,246 1.48% estimation process
2019 17,527 1.6% estimation process

Anacortes zip code is 98221. County name: Skagit, County fips: 53057

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People born in Anacortes (11)

People born in Anacortes, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient James Okubo, baseball player Charley Schanz, football coach Doug Scovil, you can see a list of people who born in Anacortes.


College & universities near Anacortes

Code Name City ZIP
236638 Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon (WA) 98273

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Anacortes

Code Name Address Type
MVW Skagit Transportation Center 105 East Kincaid St. RAIL
BEL Bellingham station 401 Harris Avenue RAIL
STW Stanwood station 27111 Florence Way RAIL
EVR Everett Station 3201 Smith Ave. RAIL
EDM Edmonds station 211 Railroad Ave. RAIL

Other cities in Skagit County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Skagit County , WA.

City Name Population Title
Mount Vernon 36,006 City in Skagit County, Washington, United States
Sedro-Woolley 12,072 City in Washington, United States
Burlington 9,224 City in Skagit County, Washington, United States
La Conner 949 Town of the United States
Concrete 738 Town in Skagit County, Washington, United States
Lyman 473 Human settlement in Skagit County, Washington, United States of America
Hamilton 310 Town in Skagit County, Washington, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Anacortes distances to largest Washington cities

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