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Welcome to Edmonds ...

The coastal city of Edmonds is located in Snohomish County<1>.

Edmonds was established in 1889.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edmonds has a population of 42,609 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Edmonds is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Edmonds: (425)

The ZIP code for Edmonds: 98020<4>

Websites for Edmonds ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edmonds had an population of 42,609 people. This is an increase of 7.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edmonds had a population of 39,709 people (which is 5.57% of the total population of Snohomish County). This makes Edmonds the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Edmonds represents 0.59% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 39,709 people, the population of Edmonds has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 39,515 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Edmonds.

Communities Also Named Edmonds ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Edmonds - they are located in Idaho and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Edmonds.

Communities near Edmonds ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Edmonds.

  • Seattle
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Bellevue
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Everett
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett is located in Snohomish County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett <5>
  • Kirkland
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Redmond
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Marysville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Bothell
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Mercer Island
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer Island
    • Mercer Island is located in King County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,912 people
  • Bainbridge Island
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge Island
    • Bainbridge Island is located in Kitsap County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,358 people
    • Bainbridge Island has also been known as:
    • Winslow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge Island <5>
  • Kenmore
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Edmonds. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Edmonds.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edmonds. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Edmonds.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edmonds. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Edmonds.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edmonds ...

Looking for more information about Edmonds? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Edmonds, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edmonds.

Adding Edmonds to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Edmonds in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Edmonds was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Edmonds on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Edmonds.

The official website for Edmonds:

The official website for Snohomish County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Snohomish, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edmonds.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edmonds - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Edmonds). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edmonds or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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