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City of Carnation


Welcome to the City of Carnation.

A friendly and safe family-oriented community where a vibrant small town benefits from the natural beauty, heritage and recreational opportunities of the Snoqualmie Valley.

Carnation is a rural western Washington community of 1,786 residents that is approximately 1.1 square miles in size.  Within easy reach of Seattle, Carnation features an abundance of natural beauty and outdoor experiences.  Framed by the Cascade foothills and located where the Tolt and Snoqualmie Rivers meet, Carnation is in one of the most productive agricultural regions in the Northwest. 

Carnation offers biking, hiking, camping, and fishing.  In our downtown, you can visit our unique shops and restaurants.  Carnation is your natural destination.

Listen Live to Valley 103.1 FM!

Community radio for Duvall, Carnation, and Redmond Ridge

News and Announcements

City Manager's Blog

Emergency Info

Road Closures and Conditions

King County Road Alert Map. Shows the road closures and conditions listed below on an interactive map. Problems on King County maintained roads can be reported by calling 206-296-8100 or 1-800-KC-ROADS.

Regional Public Information & Notification

The RPIN emergency alert system helps you stay informed about potential hazards and threats that impact your area.  www.kingcounty.gov/RPIN

Employment Opportunities

King County 2-1-1 Community Resources

2-1-1 Community Resources Online (CRO) is an up-to-date and comprehensive database of available health and human services. The King County 2-1-1 section lists more than 5,000 services and 1,500 agencies.  http://crisisclinic.org/education/2-1-1-community-resources/