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Welcome to Anacortes ...
The pronunciation of Anacortes: ann-a-COR-tiss<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Anacortes has a population of 17,525 people<3> (see below for details).
Anacortes was established in 1891.
The community of Anacortes is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Anacortes lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Anacortes: (360)
The ZIP code for Anacortes: 98221<5>
Websites for Anacortes ...
Official Website: www.cityofanacortes.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.anacortes.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anacortes had an population of 17,525 people. This is an increase of 11.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Anacortes had a population of 15,778 people (which is 13.5% of the total population of Skagit County). This makes Anacortes the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Anacortes represents 0.23% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,778 people, the population of Anacortes increased 8.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,557 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anacortes.
Communities near Anacortes ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anacortes.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anacortes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anacortes.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anacortes. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anacortes.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anacortes. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Anacortes.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anacortes ...
Looking for more information about Anacortes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Anacortes, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anacortes.
Adding Anacortes to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anacortes in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anacortes was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Anacortes
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anacortes on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Anacortes: www.cityofanacortes.org/
The official website for Skagit County: www.skagitcounty.net/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022