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Situated just an hour north of Seattle, Stanwood is the northernmost city in Snohomish County.

The primary industry in the area is agriculture. The city is the home of the largest independent frozen pea processor in the world. Stanwood also had the world's shortest railroad - seven-eighths of a mile - until it shut down in 1938. There are also many parks within the city.

Stanwood is part of the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA metro area.


Education Pilchuck Glass School |
History Pearson House Museum | Stanwood Area Historical Society |
Washington State Parks Kayak Point Park | Wenberg State Park |

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10/24 Coming to The area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.