“The Vision of Sammamish is a community of families. A blend of small-town atmosphere with a suburban character, the city also enjoys a unique core of urban lifestyles and conveniences. It is characterized by quality neighbor-hoods, vibrant natural features, and outstanding recreational opportunities. A variety of community gathering places provide numerous civic, cultural, and educational opportunities. Residents are actively involved in the deci-sions that shape the community and ensure a special sense of place."
~Sammamish Comprehensive Plan Statement

City Statistics:
Population: 45,780 (2010 Census)
Area: 22 miles
Local Sales Tax: 9.5% or 10% (food and beverage)
Median Household Income: $101,592
Interesting Fact: The name Sammamish is derived from two Native American words: Samena (hunter) and mish (people).

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For more information on the city of Sammamish
City Hall: 801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA  |  425-295-0500


Issaquah School District


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