Mukilteo is a waterfront community situated on Puget Sound in southern Snohomish County, about 25 miles north of Seattle. It is located in the northwestern region of Washington State. This scenic area has views of the Olympic Mountains to the west and the Northern Cascade Mountains to the north and east. Annual precipitation for the region is approximately 35 inches and visitors find moderate weather conditions from May through the end of October.
The city provides police and fire services, street improvements and maintenance, community development services, general administrative services and parks and recreation management. The city also owns and operates a storm drainage utility.
Mukilteo, a Native American name that over time became known as "a good camping ground," is the site where the Point Elliott Treaty was signed by Governor Isaac Stevens and representatives of 22 Native American tribes in 1855. The first settlement in the County was established on the northern point of Mukilteo in 1858. Pioneers to Mukilteo developed a trading post, lumber mill, cannery and a port of entry for the trading ships.
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