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Sedro-Woolley, Washington

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Welcome to Sedro-Woolley ...

The city of Sedro-Woolley is located in Skagit County.

The pronunciation of Sedro-Woolley: SEE-droh - WOO-lee<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sedro-Woolley has a population of 11,838 people<2> (see below for details).

Sedro-Woolley was established in 1898.

The community of Sedro-Woolley is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sedro-Woolley: (360)

The ZIP code for Sedro-Woolley: 98284<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sedro-Woolley had a population of 10,540 people (or 9.02% of the total population of Skagit County). This makes Sedro-Woolley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sedro-Woolley represents 0.16% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,540 people, the population of Sedro-Woolley increased 21.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,658 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sedro-Woolley had an population of 11,838 people. This is an increase of 12.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.73% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sedro-Woolley.

Communities near Sedro-Woolley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sedro-Woolley and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Anacortes   [Map]   16,953   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Big Lake   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bow   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burlington   [Map]   8,783   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   309   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
La Conner   [Map]   939   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sedro-Woolley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sedro-Woolley. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sedro-Woolley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sedro-Woolley. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sedro-Woolley:

Websites for Sedro-Woolley ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sedro-Woolley ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sedro-Woolley. 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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sedro-Woolley.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sedro-Woolley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Sedro-Woolley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sedro-Woolley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Sedro-Woolley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sedro-Woolley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sedro-Woolley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sedro-Woolley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5054, Longitude: -122.2368     [Map].

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