Welcome... Island County is the 5th most densely
populated county in Washington state but is next to the smallest in land mass. Roughly 60%
309 square miles) of the
county is water and includes all or portions of Deception Pass, the Straits
of Juan de Fuca, Admiralty Inlet, Admiralty Bay, Mutiny Bay, Useless Bay,
Cultus Bay, Skagit Bay, Possession Sound, Holmes Harbor,
Crescent Harbor, Penn Cove, Elger Bay, Livingston Bay, Skagit Bay, Dugualla
Bay, Triangle Cove, Saratoga Passage, and Port Susan.
The county currently has a total land area of approximately 210 square
miles, but because the county is composed of islands, the
actual land measurements can change as a result of tidal accretion or
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