Skagit County, Washington         

Skagit County, Washington was established in1883 from parts of Whatcom County.

It is named for the Skagit Indian tribe, and is one of 39 counties in Washington.

The county seat is Mount Vernon, and it is also the county's largest city.

The city was named after Mount Vernon, the plantation estate of George Washington.

Skagit County is part of the Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Metro Area and it has a population of about 110,000.

Cities and towns located in Skagit County, Washington include Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Burlington, Concrete, Hamilton, La Conner, Lyman, Sedro-Woolley, Alger, Bay View, Big Lake, Clear Lake, Conway, Edison, Lake Cavanaugh, Lake McMurray, Marblemount, Rockport, Allen, Bow, Guemes, Samish Island, Similk Beach and Upper Skagit Indian Reservation.

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