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Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. The population was 19,795 at the 2000 census. Whidbey Island Whidbey Island (historical spelling Whidby) is an island forming the northern boundary of the Puget Sound in Washington State, USA. It is part of Island County, and is home to more than 58,000 residents, known as Whidbey Islanders. It is located about 30 miles (50 km) north... Island County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... 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. ...


Oak Harbor was incorporated on May 14, 1915. May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

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History

Oak Harbor is Whidbey Island's largest incorporated city. Named for the Garry Oak trees which grace its skyline, the city's growth can be attributed[citation needed] to two major events: the building of Deception Pass Bridge on July 31,1935, and the completion of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on September 21,1942. Whidbey Island Whidbey Island (historical spelling Whidby) is an island forming the northern boundary of the Puget Sound in Washington State, USA. It is part of Island County, and is home to more than 58,000 residents, known as Whidbey Islanders. It is located about 30 miles (50 km) north... Binomial name Quercus garryana The Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana), also known as Garry Oak, has a range from northern California to British Columbia. ... Deception Pass Bridge - actual size. ... Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) is a United States Navy air base located in two sections around Oak Harbor, Washington, USA. It was commisioned September 21, 1942, just in time to become an important west coast base during World War II. The main portion of the base is called...


Oak Harbor's history goes back to the early 1850s, when three settlers staked claims where the city now stands — Martin Tafton, a shoemaker from Norway; C.W. Sumner from New England, and Ulrich Freund, a Swiss Army officer. Freund retained part of his claim, which today is home to his descendants. // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... Settlers are people who have travelled of their own choice, from the land of their birth to live in new lands or colonies. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... In a railway station, a young Swiss militia soldier returning to duty after a week-end break The military of Switzerland, officially known as the Swiss Armed Forces, is a unique institution somewhere between a militia and a regular army. ... Kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of cultural anthropology. ...


Houses and businesses sprouted up along the shores of Oak Harbor as the pioneers relied entirely on water transportation until the 1900s. For the next thirty years, steamers and freighters carried passengers and freight from the Island to the mainland and back. A family of Russian settlers in the Caucasus region, ca. ... // First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ... Paddle steamers — Lucerne, Switzerland. ... Cargo ship or freighter is any sort of ship that carries goods and materials from one port to another. ...


The Irish came in the late 1850s, making Oak Harbor grow and prosper as they fished and farmed the area. The city's Dutch heritage arrived in the 1890s when Hollanders were disillusioned with the northern Midwest U.S. and came to Whidbey Island. // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... Cultural heritage (national heritage or just heritage) is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... Whidbey Island Whidbey Island (historical spelling Whidby) is an island forming the northern boundary of the Puget Sound in Washington State, USA. It is part of Island County, and is home to more than 58,000 residents, known as Whidbey Islanders. It is located about 30 miles (50 km) north...


Churches, schools, and more businesses followed the arrival of the Hollanders. Oak Harbor flourished as a small country town until Deception Pass Bridge and the U.S. Navy Base connected the city to the rest of the world. Deception Pass Bridge - actual size. ... USN redirects here. ...


Deception Pass Bridge, a National Historic Monument since 1982, is actually two spans that link Whidbey Island to Fidalgo Island over Canoe Pass and Deception Pass. The bridge, one of the scenic wonders of the Pacific Northwest, was a Public Works Administration project built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Deception Pass State Park, Washington's most popular state park[citation needed], has over 4,100 acres of forest, campsites, trails, and scenic vistas of the San Juan Islands, Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), Mount Baker, and Fidalgo Island. Deception Pass Bridge - actual size. ... Whidbey Island Whidbey Island (historical spelling Whidby) is an island forming the northern boundary of the Puget Sound in Washington State, USA. It is part of Island County, and is home to more than 58,000 residents, known as Whidbey Islanders. It is located about 30 miles (50 km) north... Fidalgo Island is an island in Skagit County, Washington, located about two hours north of Seattle by automobile. ... Deception Pass is a narrow pass separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island, in the northwest corner of Washington State. ... The Pacific Northwest from space This page is about the region that includes parts of Canada and the US. For the US only region, see Northwestern United States The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... The Public Works Administration of 1933 was a part of the first New Deal agency that made contracts with private firms for construction of public works. ... CCC workers on road construction, Camp Euclid, Ohio 1936 The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men from unemployed families established in March 1933 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first hundred days. ... State park is a term used in the United States and in Mexico for an area of land preserved on account of its natural beauty, historic interest, recreation, or other reason, and under the administration of the government of a U.S. state or one of the states of Mexico. ... One of the San Juan islands The San Juan Islands are a part of the San Juan Archipelago in the northwest corner of the continental United States. ... Victoria is a Canadian city, and it is the capital of the province of British Columbia. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages English de facto (none stated in law) Flower Pacific dogwood Tree Western Redcedar Bird Stellers Jay Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 36 6 Area... Mount Baker (elevation 10,778 feet, 3,285 m) is a glaciated andesitic stratovolcano in the Cascades of Washington State in the United States about 30 miles (50km) due east of the city of Bellingham, Whatcom County. ... Fidalgo Island is an island in Skagit County, Washington, located about two hours north of Seattle by automobile. ...



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Geography

Location of Oak Harbor, Washington

Oak Harbor is located at 48°17′42″N, 122°39′31″W (48.295136, -122.658553)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias WA county maps by Bumm13. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.7 km² (9.1 mi²). 23.6 km² (9.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.44%) 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 metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 19,795 people, 7,333 households, and 5,265 families residing in the city. The population density was 839.9/km² (2,175.0/mi²). There were 7,772 housing units at an average density of 329.8/km² (854.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.93% White, 5.45% African American, 9.62% Asian, 1.22% Native American, 0.77% Pacific Islander, 2.42% from other races, and 5.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.61% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 7,333 households out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.18. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 13.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $36,641, and the median income for a family was $41,579. Males had a median income of $29,498 versus $21,633 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,830. About 8.1% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 5.4% 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. ...


Politics

Oak Harbor is the nearest city to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Its influence on the area has established Oak Harbor as a stronghold for American conservatism and the Republican Party.[citation needed] Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) is a United States Navy air base located in two sections around Oak Harbor, Washington, USA. It was commisioned September 21, 1942, just in time to become an important west coast base during World War II. The main portion of the base is called... American conservatism is a constellation of political ideologies within the United States under the blanket heading of conservative. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Democratic Party. ...


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Capital

Olympia Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Coordinates: County Thurston County Incorporated January 28, 1859  - Mayor Mark Foutch Area    - City 48. ...

Regions

Central Washington | Columbia River Plateau | Eastern Washington | Inland Empire | Kitsap Peninsula | Long Beach Peninsula | Olympic Peninsula | Okanogan Country | Palouse | Puget Sound | San Juan Islands | Western Washington | Yakima Valley This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Central Washington is a region of the United States defined as the western half of Eastern Washington, or those counties lying east of the Cascade Mountains but west of the 119th meridian. ... The Washington towns of Spokane, Vantage, Yakima and Pasco, and the Oregon town of Pendleton, lie on the Columbia River Plateau. ... Eastern Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington east of the Cascade Mountains. ... The Inland Empire is a region in the Pacific Northwest centered around Spokane, Washington, including much of the surrounding Columbia River basin. ... The Kitsap Peninsula, at times called the Indian Peninsula or the Great Peninsula, is the arm of land in Washington state (USA) that lies west of Seattle across Puget Sound and east of the Olympic Peninsula across Hood Canal. ... The Long Beach Peninsula is an arm of land in western Washington state. ... The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... The Palouse is a region of Eastern Washington, North Central Idaho, and, in some definitions, extending south into northeast Oregon. ... Puget Sound Puget Sound (pronounced IPA ) is a sound connected to the Pacific Ocean via the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... One of the San Juan islands The San Juan Islands are a part of the San Juan Archipelago in the northwest corner of the continental United States. ... Western Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington west of the Cascade Mountains. ... This irrigation ditch receives its water from the Yakima River. ...

Major
cities

Bellevue | Everett | Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Tri-Cities | Vancouver This is a list of cities in Washington, U.S.A.. See also List of towns and the category Census-designated places in Washington. ... Location of Bellevue within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington. ... Everett is the county seat and largest city in Snohomish County, Washington located 25 miles north of Seattle. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2 1869  - Mayor Greg Nickels Area    - City 369. ... Nickname: The Lilac City Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County Spokane  - Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area    - City  58. ... Nickname: The City of Destiny Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State County Pierce  - Mayor Bill Baarsma (NP) Area    - City 162. ... Central Richland as seen from the Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve. ... Nickname: Vancouver USA, The Couve Motto: A colorful past, a bright future Location in Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County Clark County Founded 1825 Incorporated 1857 Mayor Royce Pollard Area    - City 119. ...

Smaller
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Counties

Adams | Asotin | Benton | Chelan | Clallam | Clark | Columbia | Cowlitz | Douglas | Ferry | Franklin | Garfield | Grant | Grays Harbor | Island | Jefferson | King | Kitsap | Kittitas | Klickitat | Lewis | Lincoln | Mason | Okanogan | Pacific | Pend Oreille | Pierce | San Juan | Skagit | Skamania | Snohomish | Spokane | Stevens | Thurston | Wahkiakum | Walla Walla | Whatcom | Whitman | Yakima List of Washington counties: Washington counties Adams County Asotin County Benton County Chelan County Clallam County Clark County Columbia County Cowlitz County Douglas County Ferry County Franklin County Garfield County Grant County Grays Harbor County Island County Jefferson County King County Kitsap County Kittitas County Klickitat County Lewis County Lincoln... Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. ... Asotin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Benton County is a county located in the south central of the state of Washington. ... Chelan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Clallam County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Clark County is a county located in the southwestern part of the state of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. ... Cowlitz County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Washington, USA. As of 2000, the population is 32,603. ... Ferry County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Garfield County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grays Harbor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington and named after Thomas Jefferson. ... King County redirects here; you may be looking for King County, Texas. ... Kitsap County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Kittitas County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Klickitat County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Okanogan County (pronounced ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Pacific County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pend Oreille County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pierce County is the second most populous county in the state of Washington. ... San Juan County is a county located in the state of Washington, comprised of the San Juan Islands. ... Skagit County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Skamania County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Snohomish County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Spokane County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Thurston County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Wahkiakum County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Walla Walla County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Whatcom County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Yakima County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


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Oak Harbor, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (769 words)
Mostly due to the heavy military influence on the area, Oak Harbor is a stronghold for political conservativism and the Republican Party, causing Island County to be a narrowly Republican county on the national level.
Oak Harbor, with a population over 20,000, is Whidbey Island's largest incorporated city.
Oak Harbor flourished as a small country town until Deception Pass bridge and the U.S. Navy Base connected the city to the rest of the world.
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