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2:39 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

Sammamish is America's friendliest town

Sunset on Pine Lake in Sammamish
jc.winkler flickr.com

Forbes has rated America's friendliest towns and Sammamish is at the top of the list.

Forbes describes the Eastside suburb as a community where "wives swap recipes while their husbands trade tools" (am I the only one having a Stepford Wives flashback?).

Other contributing factors include a crime rate that's 90% below the national average, and a healthy economic environment where nearly 90% of residents own their own homes.

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