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Retirement Living in South Whidbey Island - Washington


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Area Description

South Whidbey island is just 35 miles north of Seattle. Access to the south end of the island is primarily by ferry, a beautiful way to cross Puget Sound.

Naval Air Station Whidbey is at the north end of Whidbey Island. Access to the north end of the island is via the Deception Pass Bridge.

We are a year round vacation spot, and are an easy drive from both Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

Includes Cities/Towns: Clinton, Freeland, Langley.

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Birding, Marine and Wildlife Watching: There are ample opportunities to see a variety of wildlife everyday on Whidbey Island, with dramatically beautiful scenic views along the way. Enjoy a game of golf, or some incredible fishing.


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Culture abounds, visit our many art studios, eclectic art galleries and gift shops.

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The Washington State Ferry system is the largest vehicle carrying ferry system in the U.S. We enjoy ferry boats 7 days a week, sailing on each half hour until late evening when the sailings are every hour. There is also the Deception Pass Bridge at the north end of the island for those who prefer a scenic drive.

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Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  36.3  41.8  47.3  4.2 "
 Feb  35.3  42.8  50.3  2.6 "
 Mar  38.3  46.2  54.0  3.0 "
 Apr  41.7  50.3  59.0  2.5 "
 May  46.3  55.3  64.3  2.3 "
 Jun  50.7  60.0  69.3  2.0 "
 Jul  53.7  64.0  74.3  1.0 "
 Aug  53.7  64.0  74.3  1.0 "
 Sep  49.7  59.5  69.3  1.6 "
 Oct  43.3  51.7  60.0  2.9 "
 Nov  39.3  45.3  51.3  4.6 "
 Dec  34.7  40.2  45.7  4.3 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the upper 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Cost of Living for South Whidbey Island, WA

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Senior Assistance in South Whidbey Island, WA

South Whidbey Island, Washington offers the following assistance for seniors:


Elder care facilities include a nursing home, assisted living as well as a home for elderly folks with memory issues.

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