is one of Washington's most picturesque waterfront communities, Edmonds offers visitors a seaside ambiance and residents an appealing, small-town quality of life.
Established as a logging camp over 100 years ago , Edmonds is now home to a marina and fishing pier, a senior center, and numerous beaches, parks, shops and restaurants. Other amenities include a well-respected school district, comprehensive healthcare through a regional hospital and associated services, churches, and a growing community college. Edmonds is known regionally as an active arts community. Year-round festivals and events showcase the community's sense of pride and involvement.
is the largest retail center and the second largest city in Snohomish County. With its proximity to Seattle, Lynnwood has become a preferred place to live and work.
It has superb public recreation facilities, an ice-skating arena, two golf driving ranges, an 18-hole golf course, and almost 250 acres of parks and open space to explore. The new Interurban Trail, which follows I-5 from Lynnwood to Everett, offers thirteen miles of paved trail for bike riders, walkers, joggers, and roller bladers. Scriber Lake Park is one sanctuary located just a few blocks from the commercial core. The park has 20 acres of winding paths, native plants and trees as well as a unique floating walkway.
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is the county's youngest city, incorporated in 1983. Its' population has risen from just over 3,000 to more than 44,000 residents in 2009.
The community surrounds an 18-hole golf course and country club. City amenities include the Mill Creek Sports Park - an astro-turf little league field, seven other public parks and the Hammit Public Library. Also new to Mill Creek is the Town Center development, an award-winning shopping area that has been in the works for years. It includes a Central Market, UW Bookstore, and many other businesses unique to Mill Creek.
Just minutes north of Seattle, with easy access via I-5, rail, and ferry, Snohomish County lays claim to an impressively diverse collection of geography encompassing urban delights, rural masterpieces, and an endless menu of outdoor options and indoor fun.