Seattle Real Estate Spotlight: Fall City
Fall City is located 26 miles east of Seattle on the Snoqualmie River and is home to 5,000 residents. It is a picturesque town that his home to a residential historic district, and many of its residents have family roots in Fall City going back generations, some to pioneer days.
Homesteaders arrived in the area, previously occupied by the Snoqualmie tribe, in the 1850’s, and the first settlements at the site of the future Fall City sprouted up at the confluence of the Snoqualmie and Raging rivers, just downriver from Snoqualmie Falls. When railroad service came to nearby North Bend, it brought with it tourists clamoring to see the falls. Fall City is still an unincorporated area of King County.
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Residents of Fall City enjoy a strong sense of community, and the annual Fall City Days festival attracts large crowds. Fall City’s location in the Cascade foothills makes it a great jumping-off point for outdoor recreation, including hiking, fishing, and mountain biking; and the area is home to a growing community of artisans and farmers.