About Mountlake Terrace

Just 14 miles north of downtown Seattle along the I-5 corridor, this friendly community with big mountain views is known for its convenient location, transportation connections, parks, trails, and first-class schools. Within its four square miles, the city boasts 355 acres of recreational attractions, including parks and playfields. 

The future will bring new mixed-use projects with wide sidewalks that will create a more traditional downtown feel. In Mountlake Terrace, you will find shops, restaurants, brewpubs, offices, clinics, a library, and a variety of housing options.

Community Transit, Sound Transit and King County Metro provide bus service from the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center and adjoining Freeway Station linking the city to the University of Washington, Seattle and Everett. A new light rail line that connects Mountlake Terrace to Seattle is under construction. With easy access to I-5 and transit options, the city's appeal continues to grow.

Population: 21,980 (2021)