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Time Zone: Snohomish County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Everett is the Seat for Snohomish County.

Snohomish County was founded in 1861 and was created by taking area from IslandCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Snohomish had a population of 694,571 people. This is an increase of 14.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 606,024 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Snohomish represented 10.28% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 39 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010713,335+17.71%+2.7% since 2009
2009694,571+14.61%+1.35% since 2008
2008685,296+13.08%+1.4% since 2007
2007675,805+11.51% 
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2000606,024The Last Census

More information can be found on the Snohomish County Census Page for Snohomish County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Snohomish County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Snohomish County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Everett   99,38591,4888.63% increase  
Edmonds   40,77339,5153.18% increase  
Marysville   35,26625,31539.31% increase  
Lynnwood   34,01733,8470.5% increase  
Mukilteo   20,93818,01916.2% increase  

Websites for Snohomish County

Official Website:   www.co.snohomish.wa.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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