Introduction to Mukilteo, Washington
Mukilteo, Washington, in Snohomish county, is 5 miles SW of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 23 miles N of Seattle, Washington. The city is in the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett area. There are 18,019 residents in Mukilteo.
Mukilteo, originally known as Point Elliott, was inhabited by Native Americans. The Point Elliott Treaty was signed in the city on January 22, 1855, between Governor Isaac Stevens and the chiefs of 22 Indian tribes. The Europeans first settled in the area in 1858. From 1861 to 1867, it served as the county seat of Snohomish County. Mukilteo was incorporated on May 8, 1947. The present day name, Mukilteo, was derived from an Indian term meaning "good camping ground."
Mukilteo and nearby Attractions
- Mukilteo State Park
- Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
- Centennial Park
- Mukilteo Lighthouse
- Imagine Children's Museum
- Woodland Park Zoo
Things To Do In Mukilteo
During you leisure hours you can visit Mukilteo State Park, Elliott Pointe Park, Harbour Pointe Village Park, Naketa Beach Ravine, and Fowler Pear Tree Park. The art museums of Goodridge Glass at the Point and Digital Magik Studios are also worth visiting. One can also opt for a daytrip to the Children's Museum of Seattle and Woodland Park Zoo. The Imagine Children's Museum is nearby.
You can reach Snohomish County Airport within a few minutes.
Mukilteo Higher Education
Edmonds Community College, Lake Washington Technical College, and Everett Community College are some of the nearby colleges.