King County , Washington

King County: County in the state of Washington, United States

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Location of King County on Washington map.
Seattle - City Hall Park %26 King County Courthouse 01 image
Seattle - City Hall Park %26 King County Courthouse 01

About

King County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,931,249 and a population density of 323 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 2,252,782 inhabitants. Its county seat is Seattle. The county was created 168 years ago in 1852.

Geography

King County is located at 47°29'27"N 121°50'9"W (47.4908400, -121.8358300). It has 6 neighbors: Chelan County, Kitsap County, Kittitas County, Pierce County, Snohomish County and Yakima County.

The largest city of King County is Seattle with a population of 753,675. Other cities include, Bellevue population 148,164, Kent population 132,319, Renton population 101,751 and Federal Way population 96,289.

Weather

King County forecast: Rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

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King County Quick Facts

Population : 2,252,782 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
Different from : King County, Kings County, Kings County
Twitter username : kingcountywa
Area : 5974 km2
Has part : Seattle
Water as percent of area : 8.3%
Land as percent of area : 91.7%
Legislative body : King County Council
Named for : William R. King, Martin Luther King Jr.
Altitude : 2,969 feet / 905 meters
Capital : Seattle
Establishment : December 12, 1852
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 21:03:06 (7th May 2021)
Density : 377 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 14.27% (2010-2019)
Weather : 39℉ Rain Showers 7-days weather

King County has 6 neighbors .

  • Seattle

Demographics

The population of King County increased by 14.27% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1860 302 - estimation process
1870 2,120 85.75% estimation process
1880 6,910 69.32% census
1890 63,989 89.2% estimation process
1900 110,053 41.86% census
1910 284,638 61.34% estimation process
2010 1,931,249 85.26% census
2011 1,974,200 2.18% estimation process
2012 2,011,197 1.84% estimation process
2013 2,047,223 1.76% estimation process
2014 2,085,225 1.82% estimation process
2015 2,126,178 1.93% estimation process
2016 2,166,350 1.85% estimation process
2017 2,203,836 1.7% estimation process
2018 2,228,364 1.1% estimation process
2019 2,252,782 1.08% estimation process

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People born in King County (10)

People born in King County, including writer Cooper Edens, psychologist David F. Tolin, baseball player Johnny Lazor, you can see a list of people who born in King County.

Other places with the same name (1)

King County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in King County.

City Name Population Title
Seattle 753,675 City in Washington, United States; county seat of King County
Bellevue 148,164 City in King County, Washington, United States
Kent 132,319 City located in King County, Washington, USA
Renton 101,751 City in King County, Washington, USA
Federal Way 96,289 City in King County, Washington, United States
Kirkland 93,010 City in King County, Washington, United States
Auburn 81,464 City in Washington state, United States of America
Redmond 71,929 City in King County, Washington, United States of America
Sammamish 65,892 Town
Lakewood 61,037 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Shoreline 57,027 Town in Washington
Burien 51,500 Town in Washington, United States
Bothell 47,415 City in King and Snohomish Counties, Washington, USA
Issaquah 39,509 City in Washington, United States
Des Moines 32,348 City in Washington
SeaTac 29,044 Airport in SeaTac, Washington, USA

Washington Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Washington 7,614,893 State of the United States of America
Pierce County 904,980 County in the state of Washington, United States
Snohomish County 822,083 County in the state of Washington, United States
Seattle 753,675 City in Washington, United States; county seat of King County
Spokane County 522,798 County in the state of Washington, United States
Clark County 488,241 County in Washington, United States
Thurston County 290,536 County in the state of Washington, United States
Kitsap County 271,473 County in the state of Washington, United States
Yakima County 250,873 County in the state of Washington, United States
Whatcom County 229,247 County in the state of Washington, United States
Spokane 222,081 County seat of Spokane County, Washington, United States
Tacoma 217,827 County seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States
Benton County 204,390 County in Arkansas, United States
Vancouver 184,463 City in Washington, United States and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon
Bellevue 148,164 City in King County, Washington, United States
Kent 132,319 City located in King County, Washington, USA
Seattle - City Hall Park %26 King County Courthouse 01 image

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