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Welcome to Langley ...

The coastal city of Langley is located in Island County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Langley, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Langley has a population of 1,142 people<2> (see below for details).

Langley is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Langley is within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Langley: 98260<4>

Websites for Langley ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Langley had an population of 1,142 people. This is an increase of 10.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Langley had a population of 1,035 people. This makes Langley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Langley represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 196th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,035 people, the population of Langley increased 7.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 959 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Langley.

Communities Also Named Langley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Langley - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Langley.

Communities near Langley ...

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

  • Everett
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett is located in Snohomish County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett <5>
  • Marysville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Shoreline
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Edmonds
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Lynnwood
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Lake Stevens
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Mukilteo
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Mountlake Terrace
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Arlington
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Mill Creek
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Langley. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Langley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Langley ...

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

Adding Langley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Langley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Langley was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Langley post office opened in 1891.

We also found Langley in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Langley.

The official website for Langley:

The official website for Island County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Island, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Langley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Langley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Langley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Langley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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