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Skagit County postcard post card - Skagit County Courthouse, Mount Vernon, WA
Skagit County Courthouse, Mount Vernon, WA

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User contributed image - This (taken at the Skagit fair) is a Silkie Chicken & Babies
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This (taken at the Skagit fair) is a Silkie Chicken & Babies Rural barn near Conway; Mt. Baker in the background Tom Porter cabin built 1887. Rockport, Wa.
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Skagit County, WA
The county was named for Indian tribe

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Skagit County is one of 39 counties in Washington.

The county is in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 111,064. This was an increase of  7.85% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$42,381
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Skagit County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Skagit County was $29,377. This was an increase of 25.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 95% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Mount Vernon
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 5 in production of green peas
(1997 Census of Agriculture)
Pronunciations: SKAJ-it

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15% of Skagit County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Skagit County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Skagit County include Bow Cemetery, Burlington Cemetery, Eden Cemetery, Fern Hill Cemetery, Grandview Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Hawthorne Cemetery, Indian Cemetery, La Conner Cemetery, McMurray Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Skagit County include Anacortes, Birdsview, Bow, Burlington, Concrete, Fidalgo Island, Hamilton, La Conner, Lyman, McGlinn Island ... View communities

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School districts in Skagit County include Anacortes Schools Dist 103, Burlington-Edison Schools Dist 100, Concrete Schools Dist 11, Conway Countynsolidated Schools Dist 317, La Countynner Summer Schools, Mount Vernon Schools Dist 320, Sedro-Woolley Schools Dist 101 ... View school districts

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Libraries in Skagit County include Anacortes Public Library, Burlington Public Library, Concrete Public Library, Laconner Regional Library, Mount Vernon City Library, Sedro-Woolley Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Skagit County include Anacortes American, Skagit Valley Herald ... View newspapers

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Skagit County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Skagit County political report.

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Airports in Skagit County include Anacortes

Hotels in Skagit County include Best Western, Best Western College Way Inn, Fidalgo Country Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Mount Vernon Days Inn

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