Lynden is the second largest city in WhatcomCounty, Washington State. According to the United States Census Bureau, this city has a population of approximately 12,902. The residents of this city are referred to as ‘Lyndenites’.
Lynden was established in 1874 by Holden and Phoebe Judson. Phoebe Judson named the city after the riverside town in Hohenlinden. This was a poem by Thomas Campbell-
‘On Linden, when the sun was low,
All bloodless lay the untrodden snow;
And dark as winter was the flow
Of Iser rolling rapidly’.
Judson changed the spelling of the city so as to make it more appealing.
The United States Census Bureau states that the city has a total area of 5.18 square miles (13.42 km2). Out of this, 5.17 square miles is covered by land while 0.01 square miles is covered by water. This city is one of the few in the world that has its main entrance between two cemeteries.
Lynden is one city that is a hub for tourists. It has a rich endowment of natural resources and attractions. For instance, we have the Lynden Pioneer museum that is situated in the city. BerthusenPark, Lynden City Park, Jansen Art Centre and the Riverside Park are all in this city. There are also many fun-filled events that happen in the city.
There are numerous companies that offer various services. Among those is Comcast XFINITY Internet. This is a company that offers internet solutions to businesses and individuals. It has different plans that are aimed at catering for the various classes of people in the city. This company also has specialized in cable TV services. It also has packages for phone internet. The company has also ventured into home security systems. Alongside other companies, this city is fun-filled and will always be a perfect habitat. There are other companies such as the Clean Water Services Company the deals with water treatment.