Welcome to Sammamish!

Sammamish, WA, for most of its known history, was unincorporated King County. In 1999, incorporation was approved by voters and the area named. It is a beautiful place to live with lush green trees as far as the eyes can see and cool fresh and saltwater areas to enjoy. With crisp unpolluted air, Sammamish offers a feeling of relief and relaxation. Sammamish has an impressively low crime rate of 7.61%, and on a safety index that tops out at 100, is rated 86. You can rest assured that you and your family have chosen a safe area to make your home in Sammamish. 

Public Transportation: Washington’s Priority

Sammamish, like most of Western Washington, is served by Sound Transit and King County Metro, very well maintained systems. Four bus routes from Sammamish offer access to other Eastside cities including Seattle, where you can find transportation to anywhere in the state.


Sammamish’s Real Estate Market

The real estate options in Sammamish are endless, with luxurious homes at affordable prices. There are many different areas and styles of homes to choose from. With a little something for everyone, those who like the outdoors and nature will find beautiful private homes in the forest areas of Sammamish. Or if you would like to wake up every morning to a view of waterfront, there are plenty of options to choose from. There is also a wide selection of condos and apartments if you prefer these properties to stand alone homes.


Distinguished Schools in Sammamish

Split between Issaquah and Lake Washington schools, Sammamish is known for top performing schools in the overall excellence, math, language arts and science, as well as closing achievement gaps and an extended graduation rate. Sammamish has 20 preschools, 11 elementary schools, 11 middle schools, 4 high schools. With 13 public schools and 22 private schools, the concentration on education is quite impressive. Some outstanding schools in Sammamish include:


You’ll Enjoy: Family Activities and Fun for All Ages

Activities in Sammamish come in an awesome variety. Summer time arrives with a need to be outdoors after a beautiful but cold winter, and you’ll want to find things to keep you entertained, especially if you have children. There is no cause for boredom in a place with outdoor activities, restaurants, and plenty of culture to share. With the World Wide Web at your fingertips the possibilities are endless, but here are some suggested ideas for family and adult fun.

There is never cause for a dull moment when you live in a beautiful place with several different cultures coming together to create an eclectic collection of activities.


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The Lifestyle: Laid-Back, Natural and Peaceful

Being so close to Seattle, Sammamish maintains a liberal mindset and is a very accepting community, though more closely knit than the huge Greater Seattle Area. While there are options for nightlife activity, you’ll find that the typical mindset leans more toward hiking and sports than toward remaining indoors. However there are several options for dining and grabbing drinks throughout town that will satisfy anyone’s need for a fantastic dinner or happy hour any day of the week.


The Workforce: Widely Available and Innovative

The employment options are widely varied here. Sammamish is a member of Ecitygov Alliance, a program that is part of a national award-winning inter-local agency. In coalition with the Administrative Services Department of Sammamish and other local jurisdictions, they have developed and implemented GovJobsToday.com, an extensive online database for unique government jobs available in the Sammamish area.

If you are interested in law enforcement employment visit the King County Sheriff’s Office. For fire and rescue positions, visit the Eastside Fire and Rescue. There are also tons of jobs available in the health care industry. The school district is always seeking assistance, especially in positions such as school secretary. You’ll find for typical options as well, such as retail and bank employment.


Why Live Here: An All-Around Open Minded Community

Aside from great real estate options that are affordable, awesome schools to choose from, and tons of outdoor activities, you’ll find a variety of employment options in any field of interest. Sammamish also offers a welcoming community that is caring and dedicated to keeping nature beautiful and appreciating the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. With so many incentives for families and other residents of any age, Sammamish is a fine choice for relocation where you’ll want to settle for a lifetime.

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