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Welcome to Ferndale ...
The city of Ferndale is located in Whatcom County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Ferndale has a population of 14,026 people<1> (see below for details).
Ferndale is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Ferndale lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Ferndale: (360)
The ZIP code for Ferndale: 98248<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ferndale had a population of 11,415 people (which is 5.68% of the total population of Whatcom County). This makes Ferndale the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Ferndale represents 0.17% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,415 people, the population of Ferndale increased 30.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,758 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ferndale had an population of 14,026 people. This is an increase of 22.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.15% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ferndale.
Communities near Ferndale ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ferndale and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ferndale.
Communities Also Named Ferndale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Ferndale: This one is located in Whatcom County and the other is located in King County.
Beyond Washington, there are 34 communities that are also named Ferndale - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina (3) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ferndale.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ferndale:
Websites for Ferndale ...
Official Website: www.ci.ferndale.wa.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferndale ...
Looking for more information about Ferndale? 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 Ferndale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ferndale.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ferndale: www.ci.ferndale.wa.us/
The official website for Whatcom County: www.co.whatcom.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Jan 2019