40th Anniversary

40 yearsThe City of Mill Creek is celebrating it's 40th Birthday beginning in September.
Incorporated in 1983, the City of Mill Creek is home to nearly 21,000 people. Mill Creek is a physically active community with 10 attractive neighborhood and community parks, more than 23 miles of nature trails, and recreational facilities that support diverse recreational opportunities. 

Historic vote:

On September 20, 1983, 453 Snohomish County residents voted to incorporate Mill Creek, with 324 voting against. At the time, Mill Creek consisted of 1,160 acres (2 sq. miles).

Join the committee!
We are currently planning ways to celebrate this occasion in September. If you'd like to join the committee to help plan the event(s), please email [email protected].

Preserving Mill Creek's History

These interpretive panels outline the City's history from before incorporation in 1983 through 2019 and include the following:

Living Off the Land, From Farms to a Planned Community, The Big Decision, A Place Called Home, Community Beyond Our Boundaries

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These five historical panels are located on the Main Street Bridge in Mill Creek Town Center and Mill Creek City Hall South. View the PDF
Learn more about the City
• About Mill Creek
• Preserving Mill Creek's History
• HistoryLink.org
• Wikipedia.com
• Book, "Discover Mill Creek History 1890-2015" Virginia Garhart Peterson.