Welcome To Washington! 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 801,633, according to the 2017 census, making it the third most-populous county in the state. Its county seat and largest populated city is Everett, with about 110,000 residents. From saltwater beaches and rolling farmlands in the west to dense forest in the mountainous east, the county boasts a wide variety of topography. Sixty-eight percent of the county is forestland, 18 percent is rural, 9 percent is urban/city and 5 percent is agricultural. Most of the county’s development and residents can be found along the narrow, westernmost Puget Sound lowlands.
The county offers many historical and cultural attractions, plus modern amenities. In addition to its peaceful natural settings, there are archeological sites, museums and parks. Outdoor activities abound, including fishing, golfing, mountain biking, hiking, camping and more.
There are also shopping, dining and nightlife opportunities for residents to explore: Annual events and festivals celebrate everything from bluegrass and the arts to the area’s agriculture and wild eagles.