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Relocation Information

Thank you for your interest in Mount Vernon and Skagit County. Our Visitor Information Center offers information for visitors and prospective residents.

The City of Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce are committed to helping area businesses be successful. The Chamber offers programs that can help establish your business within the community and that help create the strong commercial base we thrive in Skagit County. Mount Vernon has grown by over 32% in the last 10 years – more than double the growth rate of Washington state.

People here enjoy a quality of life unequaled in the United States, with affordable housing, a strong economy, amazing natural landscapes, a strong educational system, and a low crime rate. Whether you have come to raise a family, start your dream business or retire, Mount Vernon has something to offer you.

If you are interested in a visitor’s or relocation packet, we would happily send one to you, along with any of the following information. Contact us to request more information:

  • Relocation Packet
  • Visitor’s Packet
  • County Map
  • Mount Vernon Parks
  • Skagit County Demographic Profile
  • State Parks
  • Local Camping and Hiking
  • Cascade Loop Travel Guide
  • Major Employers
  • Demographics

Additional resources

The following links should help you navigate your relocation to our lovely area.

For more information on the demographics of Skagit County, check out the Skagit County Profile published by the US Census.



About Mount Vernon

Sixty miles north of Seattle and 90 miles south of Vancouver, B.C., Skagit County is uniquely situated to take advantage of the more than 6 million people within a short drive. As one of the fastest growing counties in Washington, Skagit County is primed to cater to business, tourism, and families. The western flank of Skagit County features waterfront communities, berry farms, and tulip fields, while mountains, eagles, and a spectacular stretch of highway mark the eastern edge of the county. Businesses in Mount Vernon and Burlington enjoy strong community and local government support, a thriving business climate, and easy access to Interstate 5 and marine shipping.

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