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Welcome to Skagit County

Skagit County is a good representation of what Western Washington has to offer. We are located on the doorstep of the breathtaking San Juan Islands with vast mountains, pristine lakes, rivers and lush lowlands. With 1,000,000 acres of land, Skagit County provides a high quality place for people to work, live and play. Skagit County is home to over 120,000 residents, including 4 sovereign tribes and a growing Latino population. People are spread out among 8 cities, numerous small towns and a rich rural community. Skagit County is home to a variety of enterprises that include; farming, agriculture, health care, marine technology, fishing, petroleum production, logging and retail. Goods from our area are distributed regionally, nationally and internationally. We are located 60 miles north of Seattle and 55 south of the Canadian border. Skagit County offers a small-town feel, with easy access to metropolitan life.