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Eastsound, Washington

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Welcome to Eastsound ...

Eastsound is located on Orca Island.

Eastsound is located in San Juan County<1>.

Eastsound is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Eastsound lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Eastsound: (360)

The ZIP code for Eastsound: 98245<3>

Communities near Eastsound ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eastsound.

  • Bellingham [Whatcom County]
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    • Bellingham [Whatcom County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Eastsound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,955 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellingham<5>
  • Anacortes [Skagit County]
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    • Anacortes [Skagit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Eastsound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anacortes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacortes<5>
  • Ferndale [Whatcom County]
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    • Ferndale [Whatcom County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Eastsound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,531 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<5>
  • Friday Harbor [San Juan County]
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    • Friday Harbor [San Juan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Eastsound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friday Harbor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friday Harbor<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waldron [San Juan County]
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      • Waldron [San Juan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Eastsound
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    • Deer Harbor [San Juan County]
    • Olga [San Juan County]
    • Orcas [San Juan County]
    • Shaw Island [San Juan County]
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      • Shaw Island [San Juan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Eastsound
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    • Lummi Island [Whatcom County]

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 Eastsound. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eastsound.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eastsound. 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 Eastsound.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eastsound. See our Newspapers Page for Eastsound.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eastsound ...

Looking for more information about Eastsound? 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 Eastsound, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eastsound.

Adding Eastsound to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Eastsound 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 Eastsound was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eastsound on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About San Juan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eastsound. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for San Juan County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including San Juan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eastsound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Eastsound). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eastsound or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eastsound) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eastsound. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EastsoundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastsound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6973, Longitude: -122.9056    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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