Bothell is a city in King and Snohomish counties in the U.S. state of Washington. It is part of the Seattle metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 33,505, and in 2019 the estimated population was 47,415.
Bothell has several communities, districts, and neighborhoods. These include:
- Anderson School is a former junior high school that currently operates as a renovated restaurant, bar, and hotel, operated by the McMenamins family chain.
- Canyon Creek is the residential area east of Canyon Park and south of Maltby Road, with two elementary schools Canyon Creek Elementary, and Skyview Junior High School. The schools are part of the Northshore School District.
- Canyon Park is a commercial and business district at the junction of Bothell-Everett Highway and Interstate 405, with several restaurants, shops, and grocery stores, along with several major employers.
- Downtown Bothell, north of Bothell Way on the north side of the Sammamish River, was an area originally settled by pioneers. It contains a business district along Main Street, and several blocks of residences at the foot of Beckstrom Hill. It also contains city hall and the police station, the Bothell Library, and Pop Keeney Stadium.
- Fitzgerald is a southern extension of Canyon Park containing Canyon Park Junior High.
- The Highlands is a neighborhood right next to Canyon Park Junior High.
- Lake Pleasant/Country Village is the area bordering the wooded and winding portion of Bothell-Everett Highway between downtown and Canyon Park. Lake Pleasant hosts an RV park, and Country Village was an outdoor shopping center that opened in 1981 and closed in 2019.
- Maywood/Beckstrom Hill is a residential neighborhood on the hill north of downtown, and is the location of Maywood Hills Elementary School, Heritage Christian Academy and St. Brendan's Parish School.
- North Creek, named for Bothell's second-largest waterway, is a business and light industrial district and community with several large big box retail stores, and the production facility for the Seattle Times. The North Creek Forest is recently established protected area in this neighborhood. The residential part of North Creek extends to the beginning of the Everett School District and includes Fernwood Elementary and North Creek High School. Much of it is outside of Bothell city limits.
- Norway Hill is a residential neighborhood overlooking downtown from the south. Since 2014 all of Norway hill is within the Bothell city limits.
- Pioneer Hills is a residential community on the hills east of North Creek that borders Woodinville, and contains Woodin Elementary School.
- Queensgate is a residential neighborhood along Brickyard Road, south of the Sammamish River and adjacent to nearby Woodinville.
- Mays Pond is a residential neighborhood just north of the Bothell's city limits containing Woodside and Cedar Wood Elementary Schools.
- Queensborough/Brentwood is a residential neighborhood west and north of Canyon Park, containing Frank Love Elementary School and Wallace Swamp Creek Park.
- Riverfront, south of Bothell Way and mostly along the south side of the river near Riverside Drive, contains Sammamish River Park, Blyth Park, several residences, and the Northshore Senior Center.
- Waynita is a residential neighborhood along Waynita Way between Wayne Curve and nearby Juanita. The former Wayne Golf Course, now a city-owned parkland, is in Waynita.
- Westhill is a mid-20th century residential expansion on the hill to the west of downtown, and includes Bothell High School and Westhill Elementary School.
- Shelton View is a residential neighborhood north of Westhill in Snohomish County containing Shelton View Elementary.
- Thrasher's Corner is a retail district mostly outside the city limits of Bothell, that along with the residential Red Hawk neighborhood to the east is part of the city's official planning area.
Prior to 1993, the nearby city of Woodinville was unincorporated, and some of its neighborhoods were