Island County

Island County, Washington

PO Box 5000
Coupeville, WA 98239
Phone: (360) 679-7354
Fax: (360) 679-7381

In northwestern WA, bounded on the north by Deception Pass, on the east by Skagit Bay, on the south by Admiralty Inlet, and on the west by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Organized Jan 6, 1853 (prior to statehood) from either King County or Thurston County. Name Origin: So named because the county is wholly composed of islands

Area (sq mi):: 517.39 (land 208.43; water 308.95) Population per square mile: 380.20
Population 2005: 79,252 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 10.80%; 1990-2000 18.90% Population 2000: 71,558 (White 85.10%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 4.20%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $21,472; median household $45,513; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,567-$28,278
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 28.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oak Harbor (21,660)

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    17, the final day of cycling, veterans will ride a 25-mile course at James Island County Park ending at Folly Beach County Park.
    Trees in the city were brought down by strong winds while three main bridges to Shanwei City and an offshore island county have all been closed as of Thursday morning.
    Construction of Sea wall at indian island county park bluff.
    THE delights of North Wales's island county will be shown off in the Houses of Parliament tomorrow.
    8, 2014 at Earlewood Park in Columbia and James Island County Park in Charleston.
    Two banded killifish were collected in early November of 2012, while the authors were conducting a general survey near the mouth of Mill Creek in Rock Island County, Illinois.
    VA loans currently require no down payment up to $417,000 and FHA loans are available in Island County for up to $381,250.
    said the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions recently approved its request to open up membership to the western regions of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties along with all of Kitsap County and Island County and parts Mason, Gray's Harbor, Thurston, Jefferson, Clallam and Skagit counties.
    We routinely bring in speakers from different backgrounds and viewpoints: medical examiners, mothers of children killed by drunk drivers, police, and a group called Impaired Driving Impact Panel of Island County (IDIPIC).
    On December 2, 2008, the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District, affirmed the judgment of the Circuit Court of Rock Island County granting summary judgment for the defendant in a negligence action.
    PACE EH is a community-based process that engages citizens in local environmental health issues, and Island County is one of several communities nationwide that have successfully implemented PACE EH (National Association of County and City Health Officials [NACCHO], 2002).
    Pensioners who depend on a weekly bus in some remote parts of the island county, now have no regular public transport.