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Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes metro area.
The community was named after Anna Curtis, wife of the town planner.
The latitude of Anacortes is 48.512N. The longitude is -122.611W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,474.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Anacortes demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Skagit County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98221 ZIP code.
16% of Anacortes residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anacortes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anacortes was $22,297, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Anacortes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Anacortes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $617. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,227.
Libraries in Anacortes include Anacortes Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Anacortes include Anacortes American
Skagit County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anacortes political report.
The average commute time for Anacortes workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Anacortes between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Anacortes include Fidalgo Country Inn.
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