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Nooksack, Washington

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Welcome to Nooksack ...

The city of Nooksack is located in Whatcom County<1>.

The location of Nooksack has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Nooksack: NOOK-sak<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nooksack has a population of 1,624 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Nooksack.

Nooksack is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Nooksack: (360)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nooksack had an population of 1,624 people. This is an increase of 21.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 90.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nooksack had a population of 1,338 people. This makes Nooksack the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Nooksack represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,338 people, the population of Nooksack increased 57.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 851 people).

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

Communities near Nooksack ...

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

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nooksack. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nooksack.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nooksack ...

Looking for more information about Nooksack? 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 Nooksack, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Nooksack.

Adding Nooksack to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Nooksack on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Whatcom County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whatcom County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whatcom, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Nooksack. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nooksack.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nooksack - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nooksack) 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 Nooksack. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NooksackOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nooksack. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.9278, Longitude: -122.3211       In this case, the coordinates for Nooksack have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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