Facts About Everett, Washington
Everett was named in Honour of Everett Colby, the son of investor Charles L. Colby.
Everett was home to a brewery called Everett Beer, however, the brewery closed down due to a Prohibition, the brewery was situated in Everett Station.
Everett is situated along the Port Gardner Peninsula in the Puget Sound region in Snohomish County.
Everett is twinned with the following sister cities: Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan; Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland & Sovetskaya Gavan, Russia.
The city was incorporated in 1893, shortly after the arrival of the Great Northern Railway, and prospered as a major lumber centre with several large sawmills.
The estimated population of Everett is 110,629, as of 2020, Making it the largest city in Snohomish County and the seventh-largest in Washington state by population.
In 1987 a young Ken Griffey, Jr. hit his first semi-pro home run for the Bellingham Mariners at Everett Memorial Stadium.
In 1984, Everett was selected as the site of a U.S. Navy Homeport, Naval Station Everett.
The city has a total area of 48.49 square miles, of which, 33.45 square miles is land and 15.04 square miles is water.
Everett is located at 47°” West (47.963434, -122.200527).