Introduction to Shoreline, Washington
Shoreline, Washington, in King county, is 10 miles N of Seattle, Washington. The city is considered part of the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metropolitan area. Shoreline has a population of 53,025.
Shoreline was established in 1890 when the neighboring area of Richmond Beach was platted. The Great Northern Railroad arrived at Richmond the following year. This spurred development in neighboring areas incluing Shoreline. The name Shoreline was first used in 1944 for a school district. In 1995, Shoreline was officially incorporated as a city in King county.
Shoreline and nearby Attractions
- Kruckeberg Botanic Garden
- Shoreline Stadium
- Hamlin Park
- Shoreview Park
- Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
- Shoreline Historical Museum
Things To Do In Shoreline
Shoreline provides facilities for several different types of activities. The city has tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a skateboarding area, and a beach. There are nature trails for walking or cycling. The city has over 381 acres of park land which provide areas for rest and recreation. The city's parks and recreation department regularly organizes entertainment and cultural programs.
Flights can be availed from Boeing Field/King County International Airport.
Shoreline Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are offered by Edmonds Community College, Seattle Community College, and Seattle University.