Bellingham is a waterfront community on Bellingham Bay located 85 miles north of Seattle and 20 miles south of the Canadian border. It is 54 miles south of Vancouver, B.C. by car and offers ferry service to the San Juan Islands, Victoria, B.C. and Alaska. Bellingham is the largest city in Whatcom County with a population of over 71,000.
The City of Bellingham is a growing community. The city continues to be a desirable place of relocation for both businesses and individuals and the current growth trend is expected to continue into the future. The location and natural beauty of the area have much to offer and many people who come to Bellingham never leave. Bellingham is especially popular for the outdoor enthusiast with its many recreation opportunities from its ocean waterfront, lakes, parks and golf courses to the nearby North Cascade Mountains and the ski slopes of Mt. Baker.