15 Neat Facts About Everett,Washington
Here are some interesting facts about Everett, Washington worth knowing about if you live here, and some interesting info if you happen to be a tourist just visiting our city.
1 – Everett’s Population: 103,000 as of 2010 Census
2 – Everett’s Area: 48 square miles
3 – Everett is the County Seat of Snohomish County
4 – Everett, Washington is named for Everett Colby, son of the founder Charles Colby
5 – Everett was named All America City in 2002
6 – Everett is 6th Largest City in Washington State
7 – Everett is Home to the largest building in the world — the Boeing Everett Assembly Plant
8 – Everett is where the Boeing 747, 767, 777 and 787 Aircraft are assembled.
9 – Everett is Home to the largest public marina on the entire West Coast.
10 – Everett has been home port for such prestigious vessels as USS Abraham Lincoln and the USS Nimitz
11 – Everett has professional sports teams including: The Everett Aquasox (baseball) , The Everett Silvertips (Hockey), Washington Stealth (Lacrosse), North Sound Seawolves (soccer)
12 – Latitude and Longitude of Everett: 47.9792° N, 122.2008° W
13 – Everett is more exotic than you might think. Everett is on the same latitude as: New Foundland; Nantes, France; The Ukraine; Budhapest, Hungary; Temir, Kazakhstan; Uliostay, Mongolia; Quikihar, Manchuria
14 – Everett’s Sister Cities are: Iwakuni, Japan; Sligo, Ireland; and Sovetskaya Gavan, Russia
15 – Captain George Vancouver came ashore north of Everett at Tulalip in 1792 and claimed possession of all of the Pacific Northwest for England — Hence the name Possession Sound (named by Vancouver himself).