Whatcom County

Whatcom County maintains its natural beauty and low cost of living while being within a 1 1/2 to 2 drive of two huge metropolitan cities: Vancouver, BC is 50 miles to the north and Seattle is 90 miles south. This gives your business prime access to more than six million consumers within a short drive. Our real estate prices and cost of doing business are also considerably lower than these two cities.

Square Miles: 2,107
Largest City: Bellingham
County Seat: Bellingham

Median Household Income: $62,894
Cost of Living Index: 127.9
Average Home Price: $520,145

Drive Times:
Bellingham to Seattle: 2 hours
Bellingham to Spokane: 5.75 hours
Bellingham to Portland: 5.5 hours
Bellingham to Vancouver BC: 1.5 hours

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