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Census Data for Orcas ...

As far as we can tell, Orcas has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Orcas, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Friday Harbor [San Juan County]
  • Anacortes [Skagit County]
  • Oak Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Bay
    • Oak Bay lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Orcas
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Bay<2>
  • Sidney
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
    • Sidney lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Orcas
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<2>
  • North Saanich
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Saanich
    • North Saanich lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Orcas
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Saanich came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Saanich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Saanich<2>
  • Victoria
  • Bellingham [Whatcom County]
  • Ferndale [Whatcom County]
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    • Esquimalt
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esquimalt
      • Esquimalt lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Orcas
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esquimalt came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esquimalt
    • La Conner [Skagit County]
    • Oak Harbor [Island County]
    • View Royal
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for View Royal
      • View Royal lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Orcas
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for View Royal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on View Royal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for View Royal<2>
    • Colwood
    • Langford
    • Blaine [Whatcom County]

San Juan County ...

Orcas is located in San Juan County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for San Juan County.

Miscellaneous Information for Orcas ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either San Juan County or the community of Orcas:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Orcas:
    • GNIS ID for Orcas: 1512531
    • GNIS ID for San Juan County: 1531931
    • GNIS ID for State of Washington: 1779804
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Orcas is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Orcas.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About San Juan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Juan County: www.co.san-juan.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orcas) 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 Orcas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OrcasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orcas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5980, Longitude: -122.9441    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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