Lynnwood, Washington, is a city on the southwestern part of Snohomish County. The city is about sixteen miles north of Seattle and thirteen miles south of Everett. The city has a population of about 38,000.
The Alderwood Mall is in the southeastern part of Lynnwood. The mall is home to a movie theater, an Asian grocery store, and various other shops and restaurants. The Lynnwood Square shopping center is also on the southern part of the city.
The Paine Field Airport is directly north of Lynwood and is accessible off of the Pacific Highway. The airport provides flight services to cities on the Pacific Coast like Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.
The Edmonds School District operates the public schools in Lynnwood. The Lynnwood, Meadowdale, and Scriber Lake High Schools are all within Lynnwood, while Edmonds Community College is also in a portion of Lynnwood.
Lynnwood, Washington, is on land that was settled by the Snohomish tribe. The Snohomish people moved north after signing the Treaty of Point Elliott in 1855. American settlers arrived in the 1880s. The region was used mainly as a logging community. The city would be incorporated in Snohomish County in 1959, with the population quickly growing thanks to the nearby Boeing plant up north.
Interstate 5 appears on the eastern end of the city. The Pacific Highway moves through the middle part of Lynnwood.
The Alderwood region of Lynnwood is home to a large commercial park area featuring various business offices. The SOG Specialty Knives company and the Zumiez clothing store are both headquartered in Lynnwood. Most of the people in the city’s workforce are employed either by the Boeing assembly plant up north in Everett or the Microsoft campus in nearby Redmond. Other major employers in Lynnwood include Nordstrom, Costco, and Fred Meyer.
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