Community Overview

Sedro-WoolleySedro-Woolley is a small town with big opportunities. Founded in 1898 as the partnership of two small towns, Sedro-Woolley has grown up in the timber industry and moved from timber to technology in recent years. With more than 100 years of hard work and innovation, Sedro-Woolley is now home to the best school district in the region, major employers like Janicki Industries, a leading aerospace manufacturing company, the developing Sedro-Woolley Innovation for Tomorrow (SWIFT) Center, Job Corps' first technical academy in the nation, a public hospital, vibrant downtown and room to grow.

Sedro-Woolley is perfectly positioned on the Skagit River, between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada, and is the gateway to the scenic North Cascades National Park as well as the Salish Sea. Sedro-Woolley is a city with excellent access to major thoroughfares including Interstate 5, State Route 20 and State Route 9, yet retains a rural character.  Whether you are looking to locate a new business, grow a family or come for a visit, there is only one Sedro-Woolley.

Major Employers

  • Janicki Industries
  • Sedro-Woolley School District
  • PeaceHealth United General Hospital
  • Snelson Company
  • Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
  • Sedron Technologies


Sedro-Woolley is served by an award winning K-12 system that includes a STEM elementary school and a high school with the highest graduation rate in the region.

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