YOUR KEY TO THE CITY

US Facts       Footsteps of History       Footsteps of History In Pictures       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Home     SEARCH THE INTERNET



Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Bellingham
Whatcom County, Washington

ZipCodes
98225, 98226

Motto
"Let Us Surprise You"



Page Contents for Bellingham, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Bellingham is approximately 61,240 1997, 80885 2010.
The approximate number of families is 22,114 1990, 34671 2010.
The amount of land area in Bellingham is 57.02 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 6.455 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bellingham to Washington DC is 2496 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 119 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bellingham is positioned 48.74 degrees north of the equator and 122.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bellingham elevation is 68 feet above sea level.
Bellingham average annual rainfall is 36.17 inches per year

Location

just across the border from Canada and 90 miles north of Seattle
Return to Index

Weather


seasonal. Temperature range in winter is 32 to 51 degrees F. In Summer, the range is 48 to 71 degrees F.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

English explorer, Captain George Vancouver, discovered Bellingham Bay in 1792. Bellingham overlooks this bay. The Olympic and Cascade mountains can also be seen from the city.
Return to Index

The founding of Bellingham

1853


Attractions

Museums in the area.

information about Bellingham

Bellingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
E-mail: tourism@bellingham.org

Sehome Hill Arboretum, Maritime Heritage Center, Whatcom Museum of History and Art
Return to Index


Bellingham City Government

City of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Chamber

Bellingham Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce Phone: 360734-1330

Bellingham Community News

To Honor my Dad!
My Dad, Robert Bob Sperber, is turning 65 this October. He grew up in Knox, Indiana, and graduated in 1952 ? Does anyone remember him? I am collecting greetings, photos, letters, or stories from friends and relatives from across the years and miles, to present to him at his party on October 10, 1999 in Bellingham Washington.
Send them to:
Debbi Gray
7961 Evening Flower Lane
Jacksonville, FL 32244
You're invited to join us there too -- email for info!!

Bellingham Community Events

Bellingham Community Events page

Bellingham Organizations

Bellingham Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce Phone: 360734-1330

Bellingham Libraries


Bellingham Public Library - Central Branch Bellingham, WA 360 778-7323
Bellingham Public Library - Fairhaven Branch Bellingham, WA 360 778-7188
Bellingham Public Library - Barkley Branch Bellingham, WA 360 778-7290
Whatcom County Library System - Administrative Services NO PUBLIC SERVICES Bellingham, WA 360 305-3600
Bellingham Alternative Library Bellingham, WA
Whatcom County Law Library Bellingham, WA 360 676-6556
Wilson Library Library · Western Washington University Bellingham, WA 360 650-3084

Bellingham Schools

Schools in Bellingham Bellingham

Miscellany

There is an average snowfall in Bellingham of about 8.60 inches
Sister Cities of Bellingham:
Tateyama, Japan
Port Stephens, Austrailia
Nakhodka, Russia

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.



Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search