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Welcome to Lynden ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lynden has a population of 15,199 people<2> (see below for details).
Lynden was established in 1874.
The community of Lynden is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lynden lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lynden lies within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Lynden: 98264<4>
Websites for Lynden ...
Official Website: www.lyndenwa.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lynden had an population of 15,199 people. This is an increase of 27.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynden had a population of 11,951 people (or 5.94% of the total population of Whatcom County). This makes Lynden the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Lynden represents 0.18% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,951 people, the population of Lynden increased 32.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,020 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lynden.
Communities Also Named Lynden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lynden - it's located in Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lynden.
Communities near Lynden ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lynden.
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 Lynden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lynden.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lynden. 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 Lynden.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lynden. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lynden.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynden ...
Looking for more information about Lynden? 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 Lynden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lynden.
Adding Lynden to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lynden 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 Lynden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lynden on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lynden on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lynden: www.lyndenwa.org/
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: 29 Jun 2022