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Welcome to Machias ...

Machias is located in Snohomish County<1>.

The location of Machias has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Machias: muh-CHY-us<3>

Machias is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Communities Also Named Machias ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Machias - they are located in Maine and New York.

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

Communities near Machias ...

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

  • Everett [Snohomish County]
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    • Everett [Snohomish County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett<6>
  • Marysville [Snohomish County]
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    • Marysville [Snohomish County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<6>
  • Bothell [King County]
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    • Bothell [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,524 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bothell<6>
  • Edmonds [Snohomish County]
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    • Edmonds [Snohomish County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,515 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmonds<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lynnwood [Snohomish County]
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      • Lynnwood [Snohomish County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,042 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynnwood<6>
    • Kenmore [King County]
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      • Kenmore [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,062 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenmore<6>
    • Mukilteo [Snohomish County]
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      • Mukilteo [Snohomish County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mukilteo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mukilteo<6>
    • Mountlake Terrace [Snohomish County]
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      • Mountlake Terrace [Snohomish County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountlake Terrace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountlake Terrace<6>
    • Arlington [Snohomish County]
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      • Arlington [Snohomish County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,068 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
    • Mill Creek [Snohomish County]
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      • Mill Creek [Snohomish County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Creek<6>

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 Machias. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Machias.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Machias. 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 Machias.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Machias. See our Newspapers Page for Machias.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Machias ...

Looking for more information about Machias? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Machias, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Machias.

Adding Machias to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Machias was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Machias on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Snohomish County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Machias. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Snohomish County: www.co.snohomish.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

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>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Machias. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Machias - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Machias) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Machias. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MachiasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Machias. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9815, Longitude: -122.0460       In this case, the coordinates for Machias have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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