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About Mountlake Terrrace

Mountlake Terrace is a fun, family friendly living community north of Seattle. In 2006 the city created a plan to revitalize the downtown area and encourage economic activity. As of 2013 the town’s largest employer was Premera Blue Cross, which employs some 3,000 people. The City is experiencing growth with a change in building heights and allowance of mixed use buildings.

Mountake Terrace is its own unique community but also enjoys access to amenities both North and South. It is conveniently located along the I-5 corridor and offers a variety of transportation options.

May need to visit neighboring communities to access various amenities or large retail malls.

Top 3-5 amenities include Mountlake Terrace Recreation & Parks is an award winning department that has captured local and national honors in the Pacific Northwest for many years. Good place to raise a family.


We are well known for an abundance of this amenity:

  • Grocery stores
  • Night life/entertainment
  • Arts/cultural centers
  • Restaurants
  • Outdoor activities
  • Educational facilities/centers
  • Farmers markets/access to local produce

Somewhat available (3+):

  • Health care facilities/centers
  • Ethnic businesses
  • Police/fire/emergency department

Commute Tips

Mountlake Terrace is served by Community Transit and Sound Transit Express buses. Mountlake Terrace Transit Center serves as a hub.