A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of Washington >> Island County >> San de FucaIndex...

Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for

The Commemorative Quarter for Washington

Welcome to San de Fuca ...

San de Fuca is located on Whidbey Island.

San de Fuca is located in Island County<1>.

The pronunciation of San de Fuca: SAN-duh-FYOO-kuh<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of San de Fuca, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

San de Fuca is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for San de Fuca: (360)

Communities near San de Fuca ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near San de Fuca.

  • Oak Harbor
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Anacortes
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Port Townsend
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Stanwood
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Langley
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • La Conner
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Camano
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Greenbank
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Utsalady
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utsalady
    • Utsalady is located in Snohomish County
  • Marrowstone
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around San de Fuca. See our Newspapers Page for San de Fuca.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San de Fuca ...

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

Adding San de Fuca to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of San de Fuca 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 San de Fuca was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the San de Fuca post office opened in 1890.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for San de Fuca.

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

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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for San de Fuca. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San de Fuca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


Copyright 2024
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 07 Apr 2024