This cam overlooks Skyline Marina, Burrows Island, and the eastern San Juan Islands. Courtesy of the folks at the Island Adventure Center in Anacortes, Island Adventures and Anacortes Kayak Tours.
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, USA. The name Anacortes comes from Anna Curtis, the maiden name of early settler Amos Bowman's wife. The population was 14,557 at the 2000 census. It is one of two principal cities of and included in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes Metropolitan Statistical Area. There is a Washington State Ferries dock that serves Lopez Island, Shaw Island, Orcas Island, and San Juan Island, as well as Victoria, British Columbia (via Sidney, British Columbia) on Vancouver Island. There is also a Skagit County-operated ferry dock that serves Guemes Island. History: Anacortes was officially incorporated on 19 May, 1891. Geography: Anacortes is located at (48.502012, -122.623733). Anacortes is on Fidalgo Island. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.2 square miles (36.7 km²), of which, 11.8 square miles (30.5 km²) of it is land and 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²) of it (16.93%) is water. Demographics: In a recent estimate, ... Read more about Anacortes on Wikipedia