About This Place
Burlington is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. The population is 8,388 as recorded by the 2010 census. It is included in the Mount Vernon–Anacortes, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Burlington began as a logging camp, established by John P. Millett and William McKay, in 1882. It was officially incorporated on June 16, 1902.
Burlington is locally famous for its proliferation of shopping malls and for having some of the best youth sports fields in Washington. Burlington's main business used to be on Fairhaven St. Now it is a gathering for the whole town in the summer for the annual Berry Dairy Days. Recently, the town has received a new Library building and City Hall.