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Snohomish County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Name derives from that of the tribe whose name means “tidewater people.”
  • Established: 1861 Jan 14
  • County seat: Everett
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 713,335 (Rank: 3 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 2,087.27 square miles (Rank: 13 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 341.8 people per square miles (Rank: 7 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 10,520 feet, Glacier Peak.

Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Everett city 103,019 33.45 3,080.1 145 982**
2. Marysville city 60,020 20.68 2,902.5 40 982**
3. Edmonds city 39,709 8.91 4,459.2 40 980**
4. Lynnwood city 35,836 7.84 4,573.3 62 980**
Bothell 1 city 33,505 See King County
5. Lake Stevens city 28,069 8.88 3,162.0 220 98258
6. Mukilteo city 20,254 6.40 3,163.7 260 98275
7. Mountlake Terrace city 19,909 4.06 4,908.5 400 98043
8. Mill Creek city 18,244 4.67 3,906.6 250 98012
9. Arlington city 17,926 9.25 1,937.3 103 98223
10. Monroe city 17,304 6.05 2,862.1 68 98272
11. Snohomish city 9,098 3.44 2,647.8 65 982**
12. Stanwood city 6,231 2.82 2,212.7 10  982**
13. Brier city 6,087 2.13 2,859.1 467 98036
14. Sultan city 4,651 3.15 1,476.5 114 98294
15. Granite Falls city 3,364 2.18 1,543.1 396 98252
16. Gold Bar city 2,075 1.03 2,014.6 169 98251
17. Darrington town 1,347 1.65 816.4 527 98241
18. Woodway city 1,307 1.11 1,177.5 340 98020
19. Index town 178  0.23 773.9 545 98256

1 Bothell spans the King-Snohomish county lines. Most of it is in King County and is thus listed there.

Unincorporated communities (CDPs)  among the 20 largest in the state (with 2010 population):

  • Eastmont, 20,101
  • Bothell West, 16,607
  • North Lynnwood, 16,574
  • Mill Creek East, 15,709

 


Additional facts

  • Snohomish County has the 3rd largest population in Washington.
  • Everett is the 6th most populated city in the state. Marysville is 15th, Edmonds 25th.
  • Everett has the 7th largest land area for a city in Washington.
  • Mountlake Terrace has the 3rd greatest population density of any Washington city. Lynnwood is 4th, Edmonds 9th.
  • Index is the smallest town in western Washington by population, and the 9th smallest in the state.
  • Snohomish is one of only 4 counties that has at least one peak about 10,000 feet in elevation.

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
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  • All population and area data are from the 2010 United States Census. All population density figures for cities greater than 5,000 people are as well. Densities of smaller towns and cities were calculated separately using US Census data.
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