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Sultan, Washington

                   
Sultan, Washington
—  City  —
The Sultan post office
Location of Sultan, Washington
Coordinates: 47°51′59″N 121°48′33″W / 47.86639°N 121.80917°W / 47.86639; -121.80917Coordinates: 47°51′59″N 121°48′33″W / 47.86639°N 121.80917°W / 47.86639; -121.80917
Country United States
State Washington
County Snohomish
Government
 • Mayor Carolyn Eslick
Area
 • Total 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 108 ft (33 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,651
 • Density 1,121.2/sq mi (432.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98294
Area code 360
FIPS code 53-68260[1]
GNIS feature ID 1526700[2]
Website www.ci.sultan.wa.us

Sultan is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States, located where the Sultan River flows into the Skykomish. The population was 4,651 at the 2010 census. There is an annual 3-day street fair held in July, known as the 'Sultan Shindig'. Carnival rides, street vendors and logging games are a popular part of the fair.

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  History

Sultan was originally settled around 1880, but not officially incorporated until June 28, 1905. Both the Sultan River and the town of Sultan were named by prospectors for the chief of a Snohomish sub-tribe who lived on the Skykomish River in the 1870s. His name as Tsul-tad or Tseul-tud, which was anglicized by the miners into Sultan.[3] For generations Sultan remained a small logging community.

In 1968, the town was visited by more than 20,000 hippies during The Sky River Rock Festival and Lighter Than Air Fair, one of the first outdoor rock festivals.[4] The event took place on a farm near town. The lineup included Santana, Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Youngbloods, Country Joe and the Fish, It's A Beautiful Day, Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Muddy Waters, Buffy St. Marie, John Fahey, guitarist: Sandy Bull, Seattle psychedelic band Easy Chair and others. Also on hand was the young comedian Richard Pryor.[5]

  Schools within Sultan School District

  Geography

Sultan is located at 47°51′59″N 121°48′33″W / 47.86639°N 121.80917°W / 47.86639; -121.80917 (47.866435, -121.809042).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²), all of it land.

  Demographics

  Looking down the Skykomish River; the bridge near the center of the photo spans the Sultan River just before it enters the Skykomish.
Historical populations
Census Pop.
1910 576
1920 687 19.3%
1930 830 20.8%
1940 961 15.8%
1950 814 −15.3%
1960 821 0.9%
1970 1,119 36.3%
1980 1,578 41.0%
1990 2,236 41.7%
2000 3,344 49.6%
2010 4,651 39.1%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,344 people, 1,211 households, and 858 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,121.2 people per square mile (433.3/km²). There were 1,291 housing units at an average density of 432.8 per square mile (167.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.30% White, 0.27% African American, 1.20% Native American, 1.56% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and 4.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.78% of the population.

There were 1,211 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 31.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,619, and the median income for a family was $51,038. Males had a median income of $38,924 versus $26,096 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,822. About 4.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

  References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Washington Place Names database". Tacoma Public Library. http://search.tpl.lib.wa.us/wanames/. Retrieved 2009-03-05. 
  4. ^ http://skyriverlives.com/index.php
  5. ^ WorthPoint Worthopedia - Premier Price Guide: WA,Seattle area Pinback 1968 SKY RIVER Rock Festival URL:http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/wa-seattle-area-pinback-1968-sky-river-rock. Accessed: 2010-05-28. (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/5q3lWZTC4)
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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