Place:Skagit, Washington, United States

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NameSkagit
Alt namesSkagitsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates48.467°N 121.783°W
Located inWashington, United States     (1883 - )
See alsoWhatcom, Washington, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Skagit County is a county in the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 116,901. The county seat and largest city is Mount Vernon. The county was formed in 1883 from Whatcom County and is named for the Skagit Indian tribe that has lived in the area since long before European-American settlement.

Skagit County comprises the Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington, Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is included in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1872 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1878 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1884 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1891 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 8,747
1900 14,272
1910 29,241
1920 33,373
1930 35,142
1940 37,650
1950 43,273
1960 51,350
1970 52,381
1980 64,138
1990 79,555

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