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Samish Island is an unincorporated community in Skagit County, Washington, United States. It lies on an island 48°34′25″N 122°31′48″W / 48.57361°N 122.53°W / 48.57361; -122.53 with the same name, which is located off the northwest coast of the Washington mainland. It is connected to the mainland by a system of dikes created in the early 20th century.

Samish Island was part of the ancestral homelands of, and was named after, the Samish Indians, a Coast Salish tribe of the Pacific Northwest.

Coordinates: 48°34′33″N 122°32′28″W / 48.57583°N 122.54111°W / 48.57583; -122.54111


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