Marysville was established in 1872 as a trading post by James P. Comeford but was not populated by other settlers until 1883.
Marysville is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States, part of the Seattle metropolitan area.
Marysville has a total area of 20.94 square miles 20.68 square miles of land and 0.26 square miles of water.
The growth of strawberry fields in Marysville led to the city being nicknamed the “Strawberry City” in the 1920s.
Marysville’s history dates back to 1855, the year in which the Point Elliott Treaty was signed. The signing of this treaty opened up the local area for settlement.
Marysville was officially incorporated on March 20, 1891.
Marysville is oriented north-south along Interstate 5, bordering the Tulalip Indian Reservation to the west, and State Route 9 to the east.
The estimated population of Marysville is 68,633, as of 2019.
The city’s topography varies from the low-lying downtown, located along the banks of Ebey Slough 5 feet above sea level, rising to 160 feet near Smokey Point and over 465 feet in the eastern highlands.
The City of Marysville’s comprehensive plan defines 11 general neighbourhoods within the city and its urban growth boundary: Downtown, Jennings Park, Sunnyside, East Sunnyside/Whiskey Ridge, Cedarcrest/Getchell Hill, North Marysville/Pinewood, Kellogg Marsh, Marshall/Kruse, Shoultes, Smokey Point, and Lakewood.