Snoqualmie Falls is a 268 ft. waterfall on the Snoqualmie River between Snoqualmie and Fall city. While it’s true that the falls attract two million visitors per year, 10,500 residents have chosen to call Snoqualmie home. 28 miles east of Seattle in King County, on the Puget Sound’s eastern shore, Snoqualmie, Washington is chock full of history, natural beauty, community spirit, and hushed streets.
Lovingly referred to by residents as Seattle’s backyard, Snoqualmie is close in proximity to big city fun while maintaining its own serene atmosphere.
Parts of Snoqualmie’s beauty were captured in the television show, Twin Peaks. But it’s most recognized for its historic train depot museum, capturing the tales of times past. While the town celebrates its history, it’s also preparing for the future with renovations to include walkability. Sidewalks are pulled back from the streets, driveways are distance from walkways, and the city’s new design caters to pedestrians.
Although the city is designed for walkability and pedestrian access, King County Metro and Sound Transit work in conjunction to provide public transportation to surrounding areas. Snoqualmie’s surrounding cities include Fall City, Preston, and North Bend.
Under the Snoqualmie Public School District, Snoqualmie offers six elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and one alternative school.
Snoqualmie receives 61 inches of rain annually, and 11 inches of snow over 186 days with measurable precipitation. But there are 151 sun-shiny days to enjoy hiking, biking, golf, horseback riding, and other recreational activities. Average summer temperatures are around 75 degrees with winter lows averaging 33 degrees.
The average commute is 32 minutes. Median home values are around $400,700.
Snoqualmie Falls may be a beautiful to visit, but with serenity whispering through Snoqualmie’s trees, recent renovations, and deep community spirit, Snoqualmie, Washington is also a stunning place to call home.
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