Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie s a city of approximately 6,300 in the Snoqualmie Valley in the foothills  of the Cascade mountain range. Located in King County, Snoqualmie is next to the spectacular Snoqualmie Falls which is the second most visited tourist attraction in Washington State. Snoqualmie Falls is 270' feet high which is 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls.

The city of Snoqualmie was incorporated in 1903 and is 5.2 square miles. Until 2003, the city flourished because of Weyerhaeuser's milling operation.  Since the mill was closed, the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park, one of the Northwest's premier business parks, was built and provides office space to approximately 1,000 people thus stimulating growth in the city. The Snoqualmie Ridge planned community provides a bedroom community for those who work in Bellevue, Redmond and Seattle.

Location

Snoqualmie is located on SR 202 which can be accessed via Interstate 90. From Snoqualmie, Seattle is 28 miles away via I-90 and Bellevue is 22 miles via the same route.  North Bend is 3 miles away via SR 202 heading east and Fall City is 5 miles away taking SR 202 west.

Schools

The Snoqualmie Valley Public Schools covers 393 square miles and has schools in North Bend and Snoqualmie. The high school for the district is Mount Si High School  and it is located in Snoqualmie. Two Rivers School is the alternative high school and it is located in North Bend.

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