Bellingham is a city in the US in the state of Washington; it is located on the shores of Bellingham Bay, hence its name. The history of Bellingham indicates that it is the native home to the Coast Salish people. One of the memorable things about Bellingham is the sense of community exhibited by the residents.
- In 1792, one George Vancouver named Bellingham after Bellingham Bay during the organized Vancouver expedition.
- Coal mining and Lumbering are some of the common economic activities in Bellingham. Other activities include agricultural and fishing ventures.
- Bellingham Bay is protected by the Portage and Lummi Islands.
- The Ski to Sea event is a popular competition held in Bellingham every Memorial Day Weekend; it is a seven-legged 150 km race.
- Citizens of Bellingham are treated to monthly gallery walks where they tour the historic building in the city.
- The city of Bellingham is redeveloping more than 100 ha of the former Bellingham Waterfront Industrial land.
- Bellingham is the most populated city in the state of Washington; it is home to more than 90,000 people.