Home to over 65,000 residents, the city of Sammamish offers a picture-perfect setting and a relaxing lifestyle right on the shore of one of the most serene lakes in the Pacific Northwest. Encompassing roughly 18 square miles along the eastern banks of its namesake Lake Sammamish, the city attracts countless families and young professionals looking to work in the vibrant Eastside region every year.
Living in Sammamish
- Public schools in Sammamish are administered by two school districts. Lake Washington School District serves the city’s northern section, while Issaquah School District serves its southern section. The city is also home to Central Washington University.
- Lake Sammamish draws more than a million visitors each year, and is one of the top attractions in King County. In addition to being a popular destination for recreational boaters and anglers, the lake is a thriving ecosystem for numerous bird and salmon species.
- In addition to Lake Sammamish, residents also get easy access to Pine Lake Park and Beaver Lake Park, both of which feature top-notch amenities.
- Popular shopping destinations in Sammamish include Sammamish Highlands and Pine Lake Village, two expansive shopping centers with over 100,000 square feet of retail space.