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Lake Stevens

Bordered by summer resorts. Attractive cottages, with lawns and flower gardens, alternate with unimproved shoreline where wild blackberry vines cascade to the water’s edge.

It was formerly a center of lumber and shingle manufacture. On September 1, 1859, the present name first appeared on the surveyor general’s map of Washington Territory, honoring Territorial Governor Isaac I. Stevens. The community of Lake Stevens is on Lake Stevens east of Everett in Snohomish County.

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