What is it like to live in Coupeville WA?

What is it like to live in Coupeville WA?

Coupeville is in Island County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Coupeville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Coupeville and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Coupeville are above average.

How do I get from Seattle to Coupeville?

Coupeville is about a two-hour drive, plus ferry time, from downtown Seattle or Redmond. To get to Coupeville:

  1. Take either I-5 or I-405 north.
  2. I-5 drivers will take exit 182 to Mukilteo.
  3. I-405 drivers will continue straight. ...
  4. Follow the highway through Mukilteo to it's end at the ferry terminal.

Is Whidbey Island a nice place to live?

What It Is Like to Retire in Whidbey Island. ... It is the largest island in the contiguous United States. The major towns in this island of 58,000 include Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Langley, Greenbank, Freeland. It is a relaxing and charming place to live with a very moderate climate.

Does it snow in Oak Harbor WA?

Oak Harbor averages 4 inches of snow per year.

Is Camano Island a good place to retire?

Camano Island is a nice place for people of all ages. It makes a great retirement location as well as a safe place for younger kids. Camano has several public and private beaches around every corner. Camano Island includes all types of housing, anything from beach houses, lots with a view, and secluded acreage.

Is there a ferry to Camano Island?

What's special is about Camano Island is that you don't have to take a ferry, yet the island has this remote feel even though it's just minutes from the freeway. View us on a Google map and download our comprehensive map and events list.

Who lives on Camano Island?

Now, according to state and Census estimates, about 16,000 people live on the island, but the highway now sees 19,000 vehicle trips a day journey on and off Camano. That's most likely because a different population is now living on Camano — working families, according to experts.

Is Camano Island in the rain shadow?

It's the best of both worlds. The rain shadow is also referred to as the Banana Belt because of the shape of the rain shadow on meteorological images. The rainfall in this area is represented in yellow and the shape of Camano Island is curved like a banana!

Where is the banana belt in Washington state?

Port Angeles

Is Coupeville WA in the rain shadow?

The rain shadow encompasses the towns of Sequim, Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Coupeville, and Victoria BC, as well as much of the San Juan Islands.

How many days of sunshine does Sequim Washington have?

132 sunny days

Is Poulsbo WA in the rain shadow?

The relative dryness of the northern part of the county is due to the rain shadow effect of the Olympics, according to John Harkleroad, who operates a station from his home in Poulsbo. ... The farther north, the more pronounced the rain shadow effect.