Situated just 16 miles north of Seattle, Lynnwood is close enough to the action of the city but has all the charm ideal for raising a family. Marked by dozens of parks, 13+ nearby hiking trails, Farmer Markets, and the historical Heritage Park to connect you back with the city’s roots, Lynnwood offers a great mix of metropolitan and neighborhood. So, whether you’re looking for an escape into the mountains, or want to curb your shopping fix at the Alderwood Mall, there’s something for everyone who’s living in Lynnwood.
Determined to better understand the community and its residents, Lynnwood’s mayor, and city council members have implemented everything from community guides, eNews, and even a YouTube channel to keep their residents connected.
In addition to overseeing construction projects, business developments, and other infrastructure improvements, the City hosts teen event programs, art gallery shows, and an adult softball league—among much more. It’s reasons like this that residents embrace the city’s long-standing sense of community and feel united as a result.