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Big Lake, Washington
Welcome to Big Lake ...
The location of Big Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Big Lake: Big Lk.
Big Lake is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Big Lake lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Big Lake is within the (360) area code.
Communities Also Named Big Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Big Lake - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Lake.
Communities near Big Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Lake.
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 Big Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Lake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Lake. 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 Big Lake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Big Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Lake ...
Looking for more information about Big Lake? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Lake.
Adding Big Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Big Lake 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 Big Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Big Lake on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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