About SammamishSammamish is an Eastside suburb of Seattle in King County, Washington, United States. It was incorporated on August 31, 1999. The population was 45,780 at the 2010 census. Sammamish ranked 15th in CNN Money magazine’s 2011 review of the best places to live in the United States. Forbes ranked Sammamish 1st in its 2012 list of the Friendliest Towns in the United States.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.47 square miles (47.84 km2), of which, 18.22 square miles (47.19 km2) is land and 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) is water.
Situated on the shores and hilly terrain east of Lake Sammamish, the city features a landscape of trees, mountains, and lakes. Other than Lake Sammamish, Beaver Lake and Pine Lake are the two biggest lakes in Sammamish.