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Lynnwood is a city of 39,000 people (2019) in the Puget Sound region of Washington State. Lynnwood is a suburban bedroom community for Seattle, Everett and Bellevue. It has one of the largest concentrations of retailers in the region, anchored by the Alderwood Mall and businesses along major streets.

Get in[edit]

Less than 1 hour north of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Lynnwood is accessible by Interstate 5, and served by Sound Transit and Community Transit.

Get around[edit]

Map of Lynnwood

By bus[edit]

  • 1 Community Transit, 20100 48th Ave West, +1 425 353-7433, toll-free: +1-800-562-1375. Community Transit operates buses from Lynnwood to nearby cities and destinations like Downtown Seattle and the University of Washington. Buses typically run every 30 minutes on weekdays. $2.75. Community Transit (Q5154898) on Wikidata Community Transit on Wikipedia
  • 2 Sound Transit, 20100 48th Ave West, toll-free: +1-888-889-6368. Sound Transit operates buses from Lynnwood to regional destinations like Downtown Seattle and Bellevue. Buses typically run every 30 minutes on weekdays, and are more frequent during rush hour. $2.75. Sound Transit (Q3965367) on Wikidata Sound Transit on Wikipedia



Lynnwood offers a variety of activities for all different types of traveler. Hiking, boating, shopping, dining, and a variety of cultural attractions are all favorites of locals and visitors.

  • [formerly dead link] Lynwood Heritage Park. Features an historical look at Lynwood, back when the area was known as Alderwood Manor. Heritage Park allows guests to take a step back in time, and visit some of Alderwood Manor's original buildings.


Lynnwood is more a giant mall than a city, and opportunities to shop are endless, though few to none are unique or justify going out of one's way.




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Routes through Lynnwood
VancouverMukilteo  N I-5.svg S  EdmondsSeattle
END  N I-405.svg S  BothellBellevue
EverettMukilteo  N WA-99.svg S  EdmondsSeattle
CoupevilleMukilteo  NW WA-525.svg SE  END

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