Lynnwood is the third largest city in Snohomish County and to certain extent, it is the commercial hub of the county while at the same time being a bedroom community and suburb of Seattle located in King County. Lynnwood is but a 15 mile drive from downtown Seattle with a direct route via Interstate 5.

Lynnwood's location is terrific, being at the junction of Interstate 5 and also Interstate 405 highways. Being on these major transportation corridors, residents can enjoy employment at Boeing in Everett, Microsoft in Redmond or Bellevue and the other business and educational opportunities in the greater Seattle area.

Incorporated in 1959, Lynnwood had a population of 33,847 in the 2000 census. The city is 7.2 square miles.

Lynnwood's neighboring cities are Everett to the North, Mulkiteo, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace to the East, Bier to the South and Mill Creek and Bothell to the southeast .
HighwaysLynnwood is at the junction of Interstate 5 and Interstate 405. State Route 524 which takes one from Lynnwood to downtown Edmonds and the Edmonds-Kingston ferry  which provides a route to the Olympic Peninsula and also  a route to the Hood Canal and south to Bremerton
SchoolsThe Edmonds School District serves Lynnwood with  Lynnwood High School, Meadowdale High School, Mountlake Terrace High School, and Scriber Lake High School.

Edmonds Community College is a two year college with a partnership with Central Washington University (CWU) allowing students to get their two year degree through Edmonds Community College then their  Bachelor's degrees in programs from accounting to safety and health management through CWU.

City University of Seattle is an accredited university which allows students to get degrees in business or education either online or at campuses located through out the Puget Sound region.
AttractionsAlderwood Mall is a major shopping destination throughout Snohomish County.