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"Antique Capital of the Northwest"
Snohomish is a city in Snohomish County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community was named after an Indian tribe.
The latitude of Snohomish is 47.913N. The longitude is -122.096W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,620.
In 1861, Snohomish was made the county seat. One of its most important commercial roles was as a port for a steamboat line.
In 1895, Snohomish relinquished its role as the county seat to Everett.
A railroad line first began servicing Snohomish in 1888, the same year the community was incorporated as a city.
The 1980s and 1990s - due to a strong regional economy - were a time of strong growth for the city. By the mid-1990s, the city was essentailly built out.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Snohomish demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Snohomish County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98290 ZIP code.
23% of Snohomish residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Snohomish ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Snohomish was $20,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Snohomish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Snohomish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $600. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,398.
Libraries in Snohomish include Snohomish Library ... View libraries
Snohomish County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Snohomish political report.
The average commute time for Snohomish workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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