A neighborhood that understands the value of community, combined with a strong sense of place: Welcome to Skagit Highlands. Located in Mount Vernon, halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. in the heart of the magnificent Skagit Valley, Skagit Highlands is close to all the amenities you need for a comfortable lifestyle. With a unique rural heritage and a strong sense of community, Mt. Vernon is frequently cited as one of the most livable small cities in America.