Kenmore

Kenmore is a city in King County, Washington which is located on the northern shore of Lake Washington. Kenmore was ranked #1 by Seattle Magazine for "Best Metropolitan Neighborhoods to Live" and, in 2009, was named by Family Circle Magazine as "One of the 10 Best Towns for Families." As a bedroom community to Seattle, Bellevue, Bothell and Redmond, it has a lot to offer in the way of waterside parks and marinas.

Kenmore has a freshwater industrial port  where the Sammamish River flows into Lake Washington and is the home of the nation's largest seaplane-only commercial air facility, Kenmore Air Harbor.

Incorporated in 1998, Kenmore has a population of approximately 20,000 people in 6.3 square miles.Surrounding communities include Brier (north), Lake Forest Park (west),  Juanita (south), and Bothell (east). Lake Washington, a large natural lake is to the south.Kenmore is accessed by State Route 522 which is also called North East Bothell Way. Kenmore is located 15 miles north of Bellevue via Interstate 405 to WA-522. From Seattle, Kenmore is 13 miles north-east via Interstate 5 to WA-522.

Neighborhoods
  • Arrowhood
  • Inglewood Lower Moorlands
  • Kenlake Vista
  • Kenmore Terrace
  • Linwood Heights
  • Northlake Terrace
  • Northshore Summit
  • Uplake Terrace
  • Upper Moorlands
Major EmployersSchoolsThe Northshore School District serves Kenmore with one high school, Inglemoor High School.

Bastyr University, a private school of naturopathic medicine,  is located in Kenmore near Saint Edwards State Park.

Kenmore is located conveniently to the University of Washington in Seattle and the University of Washington and Cascadia Community College in Bothell.AttractionsParks
  • Carole Ann Wald Pool
  • Inglewood Wetlands
  • Linwood Park
  • Moorlands Park
  • Northshore Summit Park
  • Rhododendron Park
  • Saint Edward State Park
  • Sammamish River/Burke-Gilman Trail
  • Swamp Creek Park
  • Tracy Owen Station at Log Boom Park
  • Wallace Swamp Creek Park
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