Introduction to Marysville, Washington
Marysville, Washington is 5 miles N of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 31 miles N of Seattle, Washington. It is in Snohomish county. The city is part of the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metro area. The population of Marysville is 25,315.
Marysville's history dates back to 1855, the year in which the Point Elliott Treaty was signed. The signing of this treaty opened up the local area for settlement. Soon, a flourishing timber industry developed in this region. In the 1870s, James P. Comeford and his wife, Maria, bought over 1,000 acres of land in what came to be known as Marysville. They played a significant role in the early development of the region. The community was named after Marysville, CA. The first saw mill was established in this area in 1887. The railroads entered the region a couple of years later. Marysville was officially incorporated on March 20, 1891.
Marysville and nearby Attractions
- Interurban Car 55
- Lake Stevens Historical Museum
- Maryville Fred Meyer
- West Fork Quilceda Creek
- Cedar Crest Golf Course
Things To Do In Marysville
While in Marysville, one can visit the nearby museums including the Norwesco Telephone Pioneer Museum, Granite Falls Historical Museum, Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, and Lake Stevens Historical Museum. One can also take a tour of the Interurban Car 55, which is housed in Heritage Park. The Imagine Children's Museum showcases some amusing exhibits that would be particularly appealing to children. Sports enthusiasts can visit Cedar Crest Golf Course which offers excellent opportunities for enjoying a game of golf. In addition, the city hosts annual celebrations like Rocktoberfest and the Strawberry Festival.
Snohomish County (Paine Field) Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Marysville Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are provided by Everett Community College, Edmonds Community College, and Lake Washington Technical College.