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Monroe is a city in the Puget Sound region of Washington State.

Woods Creek in Monroe

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

  • Highway 2 connects Monroe to the northwest (Cities of Snohomish and Everett) and to the southeast (Cities of Leavenworth, Wenatchee and eventually to Spokane and Idaho) through the beautiful Cascade Mountain range via Steven's Pass. The drive from Snohomish to Monroe is mostly farmland, while the drive east and beyond is mostly forest. Monroe is generally considered the last stop for east-bound travelers, as it has the most options for food, lodging, bathrooms, or gasoline before trekking over the mountain pass and reaching the next big city of Leavenworth (1.5 - 2 hrs of driving).
  • Highway 522 comes from the southwest originating in Woodinville and ending at Highway 2 at the beginning of Monroe's newer retail area.

By bus[edit]

Community Transit runs regional buses from Everett and Seattle via Snohomish.

Get around[edit]

Map of Monroe (Washington)

There is no local bus network, but regional Community Transit can be used for travelling within Monroe too.



  • 1 Evergreen Speedway, 14405 179th Ave SE.
  • Evergreen State Fair, 14405 179th Ave SE. Runs in Aug/Sept





Go next[edit]

Routes through Monroe
EverettSnohomish  W US 2.svg E  Stevens PassWenatchee
SeattleWoodinville  SW WA-522.svg NE  END

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