A Washington State Ferry crosses the waters in Issaquah, Washington.

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Civics 75
Demographics 60
Economy 55
Education 53
Health 61
Housing 54
Infrastructure 52

#95. Issaquah, WA

Issaquah, a suburb of Seattle, is home to Tiger Mountain, a popular launch site where adventurers fly paragliders and hang gliders. The city also hosts Salmon Days, a two-day award-winning festival held on the first full weekend of October. Residents and tourists enjoy glimpses of many endangered species at Cougar Mountain Zoo, while the Swedish Medical Center has opened as a full-service 175-bed hospital in the Issaquah Highlands.

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