The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Anacortes
ANACORTES, Wash., city in Skagit County, 90 miles north of Seattle, on the Great Northern Railroad. It is a port of call for several steamship companies. The prominent features of the city are the Carnegie library, Cap Santa Park and Deception Pass. It has good water power facilities which are used to the city's industries, comprising lumber mills, fish-curing and canning plants, oil and glue works, glass and box works and shipyards. The city is governed by a mayor and council. Pop. 6,000.