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Get to know Mercer Island

Mercer Island is a highly desirable community known for its great schools, beautiful parks and waterfront, and its friendly small-town vibe. Unique as the most populated island in a lake in the U.S., it is ideally positioned between Seattle and Bellevue. Hop on I-90 and you can be downtown in either city in 10 or 15 minutes.

Mercer Island is also home to a surprising variety of neighborhoods. We’ve created this neighborhood guide to give you an overview of the general geographic areas and neighborhoods of Mercer Island. The guide is made up of six primary pages: North End, South End, Town Center, Mid-Island, East Mercer, and West Mercer. Within these primary pages, you’ll find links to smaller neighborhoods, which you can also visit directly in the Neighborhood Quick Links section below.

Explore Neighborhoods

Simply click on the images below to learn more about each area of Mercer Island, including community features and unique neighborhoods.

Neighborhood quick links:

North End: East Seattle | Faben Point | Roanoke | Mercer Park | First Hill | Fruitland | El Dorado Beach Club | Mercerdale | Lucas Hill | North Mercer | Parkridge | Madrona Crest | Shorewood | Town Center

Mid-Island: Library | Ellis Pond | Allview Heights | Mercerwood | Dawn Vista | Wembley Lane | Parkwood & Mercer Firs | Landsdowne Lane | Salem Woods | Island Glen & Dawn Villa

South End: The Lakes | Mercer Island Estates | Mercer Terrace | Tarywood | Island Point | Parkwest | Island Terrace | Mercer Ridge

East Mercer: Appleton | Glenhome | East Mercer Highlands | Ferncroft | Avalon Park

West Mercer: Boulevard Place | Forest Avenue | Groveland | Lakeview Highlands