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Welcome to the City of Bellingham!

​​​Thank you for joining the residents of the City of Bellingham, one of the best places in the nation to live, work, and play. Here are some highlights of programs and services the City provides:​

Public Libraries

The Bellingham Public Library circulates over 1.5 million items annually to about 50,000 registered card holders

Historic Places

Explore Bellingham's historic places through our interactive map


Officers are proud to keep Bellingham safe through the neighborhood police officer and specialized law enforcement programs

Fire and Emergency Services

Every day, firefighters and emergency responders support the health and safety of our community

Whatcom Museum

The Museum hosts innovative educational programs and exhibitions about art, nature and Northwest history

Parks and Recreation

Supports a healthy community by providing high quality outdoor services, including 3,400 acres of park land, 71 miles of trail and 35 parks

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Mayor's Office
(360) 778-8100

City Council
(360) 778-8200

Planning and Community Development
(360) 778-8300

Parks and Recreation
(360) 778-7000

Fire Department
(360) 778-8400

Police Department
(360) 778-8800

Public Works
(360) 778-7700

(360) 778-7323

(360) 778-8950