Bellingham is located in Northwest Washington in the north Puget Sound region.
Bellingham bridges the gap on the 1-5 corridor between Seattle and Vancouver B.C., encompassing a population of 6 million. Bellingham itself has a population of 60,000 inhabitants.
Bellingham and Whatcom County are growing communities. Between 1990 and 2000 Whatcom County grew by 30.5%. and ranks the 21st fastest growing metropolitan area in the U.S.
Companies that choose to relocate to Bellingham cite five key factors in their relocation process; lifestyle, location, telecommunications, workforce and education.