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Welcome to Urban ...

Urban is located in Skagit County<1>.

Urban is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Urban: (360)

Communities Also Named Urban ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Urban - they are located in Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Urban.

Communities near Urban ...

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

  • Bellingham [Whatcom County]
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    • Bellingham [Whatcom County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Urban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellingham<4>
  • Anacortes [Skagit County]
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    • Anacortes [Skagit County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Urban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anacortes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacortes<4>
  • Ferndale [Whatcom County]
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    • Ferndale [Whatcom County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Urban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<4>
  • Burlington [Skagit County]
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    • Burlington [Skagit County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Urban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,543 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Friday Harbor [San Juan County]
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      • Friday Harbor [San Juan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Urban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,544 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friday Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friday Harbor<4>
    • La Conner [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Conner
      • La Conner [Skagit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Urban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Conner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Conner<4>
    • Olga [San Juan County]
    • Lummi Island [Whatcom County]
    • Decatur Island [San Juan County]
    • Alexander Beach [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Beach
      • Alexander Beach [Skagit County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Urban
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander Beach

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Urban ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Skagit County: www.skagitcounty.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Skagit, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Urban - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Urban) 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 Urban. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from UrbanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Urban. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6192, Longitude: -122.6949    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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