Wheres the York Neighborhood?
Revised 9-30-2017 1819
Whatcom Creek is the York neighborhoods northern boundary. The I-5 freeway is the eastern boundary, and on the south were bordered by Samish Way and Abbott Street. The neighborhood extends westerly toward downtown to State and Holly streets. Main thoroughfares that run through the neighborhood are Lakeway Drive, Ellis Street, and Samish Way.
The York neighborhood is served by a surprisingly large number of Whatcom Transit Authority (WTA) bus lines, considering our relatively small size, conveniently connecting us with many other neighborhoods and destinations. As of 2017:
and all of these routes originate at the downtown bus station.
Historic landmarks within the neighborhood include the Garden Street United Methodist Church (1330 North Garden Street, built in 1912), Magnolia Court Apartments (510 Magnolia Street, built in 1908), and Nelsons Market (514 Potter Street, built in 1895). Take a walking tour of the neighborhood by checking out the Historic Map (coming soon).
For a more detailed geographical description see our Who We Are Geography and Demographics section.