Stanwood, Washington

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Stanwood is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. The population was 3,923 at the 2000 census.

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History

Stanwood's Post Office was established as Centerville in 1870, Stanwood was officially incorporated on October 19, 1903 and grew at the mouth of the Stillaguamish River one mile west of the 1891 Seattle-Montana Great Northern Railway tracks. East Stanwood (along the railroad tracks) was platted in 1906 and incorporated in 1922. The two towns consolidated in 1960.

Historic buildings

Two buildings in Stanwood are on the National Register of Historic Places:

D. O. Pearson House, circa 1890, now part of the Stanwood Area History Museum.

Stanwood IOOF Public Hall, 1903, now Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center.

Geography

Stanwood is located at 48°14′32″N 122°21′04″W / 48.242276°N 122.351171°W / 48.242276; -122.351171 (48.242276, -122.351171).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km2), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km2) of it is land and 0.51% is water.

The Mark Clark Bridge connects Stanwood to Camano Island and provides the only road access to the island.

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