Mill Creek, WA

Mill Creek, Washington, is an affluent community near Everett that is about 20 miles north-northeast of Seattle. About 19,000 people call this Snohomish County community home. Mill Creek first began as a master planned community with a golf course and clubhouse as its centerpiece. Mill Creek's per capita income ranks it in the top 20 of the 522 ranked areas in the state.


This part of what is today Snohomish County was mostly dense forest in the 19th century. The planned community here began in the 1970s, and incorporation followed in 1983. The city eventually backed the development of the Mill Creek Town Center. Today, this complex includes 88 stores, shops and boutiques, so those that invest in Mill Creek WA real estate do not have to go far to enjoy excellent shopping opportunities.

Parks and Recreation

Mill Creek's city parks include Heron Park, Nickel Creek Park, Cougar Park and the Mill Creek Sports Park. Penny Creek flows through a nature preserve. McCollum County Park and North Creek County Park are also nearby. Hikers and bikers that live in Mill Creek WA homes Enjoy ample trails. Perhaps the most prominent is North Creek Trail. It runs from 164th Street SE northward to McCollum Park. Along much of the way it parallels North Creek.

Attractions and Activities

Avid golfers that own Mill Creek real estate can consider Mill Creek Country Club, widely considered to be one of the best courses in the county. Mill Creek was designed by Ted Robinson in 1975. Robinson is one of the most highly acclaimed golf course architects on the west coast. The layout has all of the elements sought after by dedicated golfers. Impeccable greens and fairways are framed by dense stands of fir. Bunkers grab wayward shots hit from tricky sidehill and downhill lies. Mill Creek comes into play on the majority of the holes.


The Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair offers area residents a chance to interact in an upbeat environment. There's lots of live music, artist booths and great food at this mid-July event. Just up the street there's a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. The wine and beer garden is conveniently situated near the main stage.

Any Mill Creek home buyer will benefit from working with a Mill Creek realtor with good local knowledge. Such a Mill Creek real estate agent can point out Mill Creek properties that best meet your unique needs. There is a wide range of Mill Creek homes for sale, and many come with the popular amenities that many relocating families value. The real estate in Mill Creek will include homes for sale in Mill Creek with multi-car garages, custom landscaping and energy saving systems.
Cathy Hartmann-Gladwell
Cathy Hartmann-Gladwell
Managing Broker