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Langley, Washington


Langley is a city in Island County, Washington, United States which is located on the south end of Whidbey Island, overlooking the Saratoga Passage. It is the third largest incorporated area on Whidbey. The population was 1,035 at the 2010 census, while the ZCTA for Langley's post office had a population of 4,878. The geographical area of the city is only 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) but the ZCTA includes 26.20 square miles (67.9 km2). Langley is a tourist destination and many businesses in immediate area promote themselves in tourist pamphlets available around the world. Langley is home to a 1930s era movie theatre, a grocery store of the same vintage, and several restaurants.

Langley is served by Island County Fire District#3, the Langley Police Department, and is the home of South Whidbey School District #206. The current mayor is Fred McCarthy, and the police chief is Randy Heston. Based on per capita income, Langley ranks 92nd of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.


History

Langley was founded in the 1800s by Jacob Anthes, and was named for J.W. Langley of Seattle. In 1902, Mr. Anthes built a logger bunkhouse that is still standing in the downtown core and currently serves as a museum. Langley was officially incorporated on February 26, 1913.

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Inge Röpke on March 1

♥Thank you so much Sirka, for your visit, kind words and LIKE115/49:)))
Have a nice Sunday and warm greetings from Sweden, Inge:)))♥

xalx68 on March 4

Very beautiful photo. Like. Greetings.

Inge Röpke on March 4

♥Thank you so much xalx68, for your visit, kind words and LIKE116:)))
Warm greetings from Sweden, Inge:)))♥

Algueró on March 11

Hola estimada Inge: Excelente composición y captura con maravilloso resultado. Me encanta la foto (LK+FV). Afectuosos saludos desde Castellón, Algueró

Inge Röpke on March 12

♥Thank you so much Alguero, for your visit, kind words and LIKE117/50:)))
Have a nice day and warm greetings from Sweden, Inge:)))♥

Alexkarl on March 24

Eine interessante Komposition mit klasse Perspektive. LIKE + FAV!

Herzliche Grüße, Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

Inge Röpke on March 25

♥Die Bruecke hat was:)….Danke für das LIKE118/51:)))))
mit herzlichen Grüßen aus Glemminge, Inge:)))♥

FaSon on April 4

Beautiful picture! A great shot! L/F! Greetings from Oslo!

Inge Röpke on April 4

♥Thank you so much FaSon, for your visit, kind words and LIKE119/52:)))
A wonderful Island:)
Warm greetings from Sweden to Oslo, Inge:)))♥

sziaa on April 17

Very nice picture!

LIKE & YSL

Best wishes: sziaa

Inge Röpke on April 17

Thank you so much sziaa, for your visit, kind words and LIKE120/53:)))
Have a nice weekend and warm greetings from Sweden, Inge:)))♥

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 8, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Inge Röpke
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 750
    • Taken on 2006/09/07 20:19:45
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 7.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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