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Welcome to Snohomish ...

The city of Snohomish is located on Puget Sound.

Snohomish is located in Snohomish County.

The pronunciation of Snohomish: sno-HOH-mish<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Snohomish has a population of 10,089 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Snohomish is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Snohomish: (360)

The ZIP code for Snohomish: 98290<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Snohomish had a population of 9,098 people. This makes Snohomish the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Snohomish represents 0.14% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,098 people, the population of Snohomish increased 7.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,494 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Snohomish had an population of 10,089 people. This is an increase of 10.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Snohomish ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Bothell   [Map]   45,533   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonds   [Map]   42,209   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Everett   [Map]   110,079   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kenmore   [Map]   22,867   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   88,630   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lake Stevens   [Map]   32,785   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Snohomish.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Snohomish. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Snohomish. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Snohomish. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Snohomish:

Websites for Snohomish ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Snohomish ...

Looking for more information about Snohomish? 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 Snohomish, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Snohomish.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Snohomish County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Snohomish County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Snohomish. 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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Snohomish.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Snohomish - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Snohomish). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Snohomish or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Snohomish) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Snohomish. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Snohomish

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snohomish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9176, Longitude: -122.0983     [Map].

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