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Lynden is the second largest city in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. Named and established in 1874 on the site of the Nooksack Indian village Squahalish (Nooksack: Sqwehálich), the town of Lynden began as a pioneer settlement headed by Holden and Phoebe Judson. Lynden is approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south of the Canada–US border, with Lynden-Aldergrove operation and port of entry hours between 8:00 a.m. and midnight. It is also located about 15 miles (24 km) north of Bellingham, and about 95 miles (153 km) north of Seattle. The population of Lynden is about 12,902 according to the United States Census Bureau. Residents of Lynden are known as "Lyndenites". Lynden is also home to the Northwest Washington Fair. Lynden is home to the Lynden Lions, and The Lynden Christian Lyncs. There are three public elementary schools in Lynden: Isom Elementary, Bernice Vossbeck, and Fisher Elementary. There is also the private Lynden Christian Elementary. There is one public middle school (Lynden Middle School) and also the private Lynden Christian Middle School. The two main high schools are Lynden High School and Lynden Christian High School. There are also several much smaller private schools in the area.

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Home to pretty treasures, Lynden is United States's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Lynden, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Seattle. Attractions in Seattle include Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Also, to reach Lynden, you'll have to take a flight to Seattle; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Lynden are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Lynden*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lynden

    Know the pollution level of Lynden before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 39.29 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.93 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.79 (Low)
  • Lynden: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lynden for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lynden.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.06 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.63 (High)
    • Attacks 39.06 (Low)
    • Drug offense 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 64.06 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 29.69 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 68.75 (High)
  • Living in Lynden - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lynden is 155.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 44.82 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.54 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 39.52 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.67 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 63.03 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.04 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.84 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.58 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lynden

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lynden

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.44 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.43 USD

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