Best City Awards & Accolades

Thanks to Snoqualmie's residents, small and big businesses, award-winning school district, and beautiful environment - among many other unique features - Snoqualmie has received many accolades as top in class for quality of life. Here are a few awards received in recent years.


  • #1 Safest City in Washington State - SafeWise, a company offering home security comparison tools (2018)
  • Second Safest City in Washington – Movoto, a real-estate based research website (2014)
  • Third Safest Place in Washington – ValuePenguin, a personal finance-based research website (2015)
Quality of Life

  • #5 Best Place to Live in America – Money Magazine (2015)
  • #1 in Best Cities for Young Families in Washington - NerdWallet (2014)
  • Five Best Washington Small Towns to Unplug – 1889 Washington’s Magazine (2017)
  • Best Place in Washington to Trick or Treat! - USA Today (Halloween Day 2017)

  • Climate Leadership Award for King County-Cities Climate Collaboration - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2016)
  • Northwest Solar Community - Governor Jay Inslee (2016)
  • Municipal Excellence Award for Solarize Snoqualmie campaign - Association of Washington Cities (2015) 
  • Tree City USA Growth Award - Arbor Day Foundation (2015)