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Lynden, Washington
Location of Lynden, Washington
Location of Lynden, Washington
Coordinates: 48°56′48″N 122°27′25″W / 48.94667, -122.45694
Country United States
State Washington
County Whatcom
Area
 - Total 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km²)
 - Land 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 108 ft (33 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 9,020
 - Density 2,208.8/sq mi (852.8/km²)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98264
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-40805[1]
GNIS feature ID 1506392[2]
Dutch Mothers restaurant on Front street in Lynden, Washington
Dutch Mothers restaurant on Front street in Lynden, Washington

Lynden is a city in Whatcom County in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Washington. Lynden is approximately five miles south of the US-Canadian border. The Lynden-Aldergrove (Langley, BC) port of entry hours of operation are from 8am to midnight. The population was 9,020 at the 2000 census. This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... Washington counties This is a list of counties in Washington. ... Whatcom County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 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Area code 360 is the area code for western Washington outside the greater Seattle metropolitan area. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 664 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)The Dutch Mothers Restaurant From http://www. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 664 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)The Dutch Mothers Restaurant From http://www. ... Whatcom County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... Population 5,000 Aldergrove is a small city in The Township of Langley. ... Mayor Kurt Alberts Councillors Charlie Fox Howie Vickberg Grant Ward Jordan Bateman Steve Ferguson Kim Richter Mel Kositsky Bob Long Population (2006) 93,726 [1] Area 316 square kilometres[2] Incorporation Date April 26, 1873 Member of Parliament Mark Warawa (Conservative) Member of the Legislative Assembly Mary Polak (BC Liberal... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...

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History

Lynden was officially incorporated on March 16, 1891. is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


It was named by Phoebe Judson after Hohenlinden, a poem by T. Campbell, stating, "On Linden, when the sun was low, all bloodless lay the untrodden snow; And dark as winter was the flow of Iser rolling rapidly." According to her book, A Pioneer's Search for the Ideal Home she changed the spelling of Linden so it would look prettier. Hohenlinden is a village of the Ebersberg Kreis (district) in the administrative region of Upper Bavaria, in the German state of Bavaria, 35 km east of Munich; pop. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The town lies in a broad valley along the winding path of the Nooksack River, which empties into nearby Bellingham Bay. The surrounding area is filled with dairy, raspberry, strawberry, and blueberry farms. The region saw significant Dutch immigration in the early and mid 1900s, spurring the growth of dairies. Today, Lynden pays homage to its Dutch heritage through locations such as Front street, which has been made-over with a Dutch theme, complete with its own windmill. Along that street, you'll find a Dutch bakery, Dutch restaurants and numerous antiques stores. Local supermarkets contain Dutch food sections, and Dutch is still spoken by some of the town's residents. The Nooksack River is a river, approximately 25 mi (40 km) long, in northwestern Washington in the United States. ... Bellingham, Washington is the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. ...


The town is noted for its manicured lawns, cheery gardens, Dutch architecture, and abundance of Reformed churches. A Dutch festival is held each spring complete with a parade, street sweeping, and "klompen" (wooden shoe) dances. In August, the Northwest Washington Fair lures thousands, and allows locals to display their agricultural products, art, and crafts.-1...


Lynden has gained recent renown for its infamous Lynden Drug Tunnel, built by a band of Canadian drug-smugglers in the basement of a residence north of Lynden. Smuggling tunnels are secret tunnels, usually hidden underground, used for smuggling of goods, illegal weapons and people. ...


Lynden used to hold the world record for most churches per square mi. and per capita. Lynden is one of the few cities in the world whose main entrance is in between two cemeteries. Also, most stores in Lynden are closed on Sunday for religious reasons. The purchase of alcohol is also not permitted within the city limits on Sundays, nor is dancing in licensed establishments (liquor retailers) at any point during the week. Manifestations of this are obvious to the visitor - bars closing at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, and the retractable chain link fence locked over the beer and wine in the grocery after last call or on Sundays.


Geography

Lynden is located at 48°56′48″N, 122°27′25″W (48.946606, -122.456927).[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.8 km²), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.6 km²) of it is land and 0.24% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,020 people, 3,426 households, and 2,500 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,208.8 people per square mile (853.6/km²). There were 3,592 housing units at an average density of 879.6/sq mi (339.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.07% White, 0.27% African American, 0.45% Native American, 2.26% Asian, 2.51% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.73% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 3,426 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.11. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $42,767, and the median income for a family was $50,449. Males had a median income of $39,597 versus $23,292 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,639. About 4.1% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Sister City

Lynden has one sister city [1]: Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Mayor Kurt Alberts Councillors Charlie Fox Howie Vickberg Grant Ward Jordan Bateman Steve Ferguson Kim Richter Mel Kositsky Bob Long Population (2006) 93,726 [1] Area 316 square kilometres[2] Incorporation Date April 26, 1873 Member of Parliament Mark Warawa (Conservative) Member of the Legislative Assembly Mary Polak (BC Liberal...

References

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External links

  • Lynden, Washington is at coordinates 48°56′48″N 122°27′25″W / 48.946606, -122.456927 (Lynden, Washington)Coordinates: 48°56′48″N 122°27′25″W / 48.946606, -122.456927 (Lynden, Washington)

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