Welcome to South Snohomish County! Whether you’re here on business, just
visiting, or making this your new home, you’ll find that South
Snohomish County offers the finest in Northwest living. Our substantial
economic base, mild climate, affordable housing and close proximity to a
variety of amenities combine to make South Snohomish County one of the
fastest growing communities in Washington state.
Located at the intersection of Interstates 5 and 405, just 20 minutes
north of Seattle, South Snohomish County includes eight incorporated
cities: Bothell, Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Mountlake
Terrace, Mukilteo and Woodway. Each city has its own unique personality
and residential/retail mix. Rural areas and open spaces complete the
picture of South Snohomish County.
Quality of life is one of South Snohomish County’s greatest assets. The
picturesque region is bordered by the Cascade Mountains to the east and
the Puget Sound to the west, with tree-covered hills and several lakes
in between. State, county and city parks are abundant. Year-round
recreational activities include snow skiing, hiking, camping, golfing,
boating, ferry trips, fishing and biking.
Our diverse economy includes strong retail and hospitality sectors, as
well as manufacturing and service industries. Snohomish County is also
home to the Technology Corridor, A 10-mile stretch of business parks
where firms in aerospace, biotech, communications, software and others
are on the leading edge of emerging technology. Local companies range in
size from small proprietorships to major international corporations. A
favorable climate for business encourages start-up companies and
continued growth in family-wage jobs.
South Snohomish County’s strong sense of “community” is strengthened by
numerous local festivals and events held throughout the year.
Additional information about South Snohomish County is contained throughout this web site.