NS EVERETT
Everett, WA 98201, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

  Location Naval Station Everett is on the northeast side of Puget Sound next to the marina area of Everett, Washington, 25 miles north of Seattle, and the Navy Support Complex is between Marysville and Arlington, Washington, 11 miles north of the naval station. In driving terms, it’s 1,200 miles

Welcome

Welcome to Washington state! Part of the lush, green Puget Sound region, Snohomish County covers 2,090 square miles from Skagit County to the north and King County, with its star city Seattle, to the South. Snohomish County has a population of about 772,501, according to the 2015 census, making it

Getting To & Around

  Nestled at Puget Sound’s emerald heart, Snohomish County links easily to other parts of Washington, Oregon and Canada via several major roadways and a ferry system. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, either taking the direct path of the north-south-running Interstate 5 or the smaller —

Housing & Real Estate

  The overall cost of living in Snohomish County in 2016 was about 8 percent higher than the national average due to the high cost of housing (about 27 percent more), according to PayScale.com, although wages across the county tended to be higher as well. Dwindling housing inventory has caused

Employment & Economy

  The 50 largest employers in Snohomish County account for over 100,000 jobs, or about 35 percent of the county’s total employment. The county’s 20,000-plus businesses range from small family farms specializing in organic foods to the world’s largest advanced manufacturing facility producing state-of-the-art aerospace equipment. The manufacturing base, coupled

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Snohomish County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. Visit www.healthcare.gov for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. The Washington Healthplanfinder is powered by

Family Resoures

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Snohomish County because they provide

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Snohomish County along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in the

Living

  There are plenty of entertaining activities to choose from in Snohomish County and the surrounding areas — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Zoom down the powdery slopes at Stevens Pass, or tee off at one of the two 18-hole golf courses in Everett. Don’t miss the Evergreen

News READ MORE

NBK Hosts Wounded Warrior Family Symposium

Story by PO2 Vaughan Dill on 01/28/2017 SILVERDALE, Wash. Seven Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) panel members shared their testimonials during a NWW Family Symposium Jan. 26. at the Bangor Plaza Ballroom. NWW panel members included Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Cameron Fisher, assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island;

Fight the Flu! - Naval Hospital Bremerton Providing Immunization

Story by Douglas Stutz on 01/06/2017 By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs The flu season has taken a tragic upswing so far this winter. There have been four fatalities two in December and two in January - directly linked to influenza in Kitsap County this season. Although

NSE Commissary Holiday Food Drive

Story by PO3 Joseph E. Montemarano on 01/04/2017 SMOKEY POINT, Wash. - Naval Station Everett's (NSE) Smokey Point Commissary donated thousands of pounds of food to the Everett Gospel Mission for Women and Children during the holiday season. The Commissary sold pre-made bags filled with stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin mix, as
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