Northwest Washington Travel Region
Whatcom County

Located in northwestern Washington, Whatcom County's northern border is British Columbia, Canada. Bellingham is the largest city in Whatcom County.

Scenic Whatcom County offers a multitude of outdoor recreational activities such as kayaking and boating in Bellingham and Birch Bays, snow skiing and boarding in the Cascade Mountains including Mount Baker the highest point in Whatcom County, and fishing plus other water activities on Lake Whatcom and Nooksack River. Birch Bay and Larrabee State Parks offer wonderful hiking opportunities.

Featured Places and Web Sites

Kulshan.com
Web site for the Bellingham and Whatcom County area. Features Visitors and Relocation sections, as well as entertainment listings. They also publish a hardcopy version of their Guide To Whatcom County.

Whatcom County
Official web site of the county includes a section on parks and recreation, of interest to the visitor.

Whatcom County History and Resource Guide
Local history, libraries, museums, historical societies and recommended reading on the web site by M. A. Hellyer.

Media - Newspapers

Mount Baker Experience. 225 Marine Drive, Blaine, WA 98230. Phone: 360-332-1777; Fax: 360-332-2777. E-mail

The Northern Light. 225 Marine Drive, Blaine, WA 98230. Phone: 360-332-1777; Fax: 360-332-2777. E-mail

All Point Bulletin. P.O. Box 1451, Point Roberts, WA 98281. Phone: 360-945-0413; Fax: 360-945-1613. E-mail

Lynden Tribune
Weekly newspaper serving communities in Whatcom County, south to Skagit County, and north into British Columbia.

Whatcom Watch Online
Online version of a monthly newspaper that focuses on local politics, environmental news, and community events for Whatcom County.

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