Whidbey Island

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Double Bluff, with Useless Bay to the South (right) and Mutiny Bay to the North (left)

Whidbey Island (historical spellings Whidby, Whitbey,[1] or Whitby) is the largest of the islands making up Island County, Washington, in the United States. Whidbey is about 30 miles (48 km) north of Seattle, and lies between the Olympic Peninsula and the I-5. It is home to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Whidbey Island is home to 67,000 residents (according to the 2000 census).[2]

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  1. "Whidbey Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. Island County, Washington and its subdivisions United States Census Bureau