Bothell is a vibrant 100-year-old city situated at the top of a triangle formed by it, Seattle, and Bellevue. Bothell offers its residents a wide variety of recreational opportunities, award-winning educational institutions from kindergarten through higher education, many public parks, terrific neighborhoods in which to live, and much more.

During the past several years, the citizens of Bothell have been reinventing their downtown. They wanted to create a place that truly reflected the values and fabric of their community, both for current and future generations. After extensive public debate, it was decided to renew the downtown core, centered on its 100-year-old historic Main Street and the Sammamish River. As a result, the City of Bothell is has recently embarked upon an extensive Downtown Revitalization Plan. The revitalized downtown, called Bothell Landing, will have an authentic character; an acknowledgement of its diverse people and long history.

Bothell’s resident corporations welcome 25,000 highly educated, well-paid, and skilled employees each day. Local organizations specialize in biomedical technology, global communications, and software development. In support of this, the University of Washington at Bothell is expanding rapidly and is anticipated to more than triple its enrollment from 3,000 to 10,000 students in the next six years.

Whether it’s family events such as Bothell’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July or culture such as the Bothell Jazz Festival or the International Peace Arch Sculpture Exhibit, there is plenty to interest everyone. There are also walking/biking trails and several parks.



Bothell is a tremendous community in which to live, work and play. Come explore Bothell today!