Serving the Greater Area of
The Puget Sound

King County

County Sites:


Algona (253) 833-2897Maple Valley (425) 413-8800
Auburn (253) 931-3000Medina (425) 233-6400
Bellevue (425) 452-6800Mercer Island (206) 275-7600
Black Diamond (360) 886-5700Normandy Park (206) 248-7603
Bothell (425) 486-3256 North Bend (425) 888-1211
Burien (206) 241-4647 Pacific (253) 929-1100
Carnation (425) 333-4192Redmond (425) 556-2900
Clyde Hill (425) 453-7800Renton (425) 430-6400
Des Moines (206) 878-4595SeaTac (206) 973-4800
Duvall (425) 788-1185 Seattle (206) 684-2489
Enumclaw (360) 615-5627 Shoreline (206) 801-2700
Federal Way (253) 835-7000Skykomish (360) 677-2388
Hunts Point (425) 455-1834Snoqualmie (425) 888-1555
Issaquah (425) 837-3000Tukwila (206) 433-1800
Kent (253) 856-5200Vashon Island (206) 463-6217
Kirkland (425) 587-3000Woodinville (425) 489-2700
Lake Forest Park (206) 368-5440Yarrow Point (425) 454-6994

Visitor’s Bureau/Community Information

About King County
King County was founded in 1852 and originally named after William Rufus King who was Vice President when the WA Territory was created. In 1986, the council passed a motion to rename in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.  As of 2014, its population was estimated at 2,079,967.  The County’s Area covers 2,307 sq. miles– 2,115 land; 191 water.  The largest city in the county is Seattle which is also the largest in the State. Seattle is nicknamed the Emerald City.

As the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle and its surrounding areas are the home of the Space Needle, Boeing's aircraft assembly plants, Microsoft,, Costco, Nintendo of America, Starbucks, T-Mobile, and the University of Washington, as well as a vibrant arts and music scene and an excellent park system.


See what’s happening on the local events calendar and find things to do around Seattle, Bellevue, and more:

Seattle Visitor and Concierge Services (206) 461-5840.

County & City Parks

Parks and Recreation
City of Seattle (206) 684-4075, PKS Email Us:
City of Kent (206) 856-5200
City of Kirkland (425) 587-3300
City of Maple Valley (425) 432-9953

Popular Trails

Farmers Markets

Auburn International 23 A St SW, AuburnMaple Valley 25700 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Rd
Ballard/Seattle Ballard Ave NW, between Vernon Place NW & 22nd Ave NWMercer Island7700 SE 32nd St, Mercer Island
Bellevue 1717 Bellevue Way NE, BellevueNorth Bend 400 SE Orchard Drive, North Bend
Bellevue 550 106th Ave NE, BellevuePhinney/SeattlePhinney Ave North and North 67th St
Burien 427 SW 152nd St, BurienPike Place Market Pike Place between Pine St and Virginia St, Seattle
Capitol Hill Broadway Corner of Broadway & Pine at Seattle Central Community CollegePike Place Market Express9th Ave between University and Seneca Sts, Seattle
Carnation Stossel Ave NE and West Bird StPike Place Market Express South Main St and Occidental Ave, Seattle
Columbia City/Seattle South Edmunds St just off Rainier at 36th St, SeattlePike Place Market Express 600 4th Ave, Seattle
CrossRoads 15600 NE 8th St, BellevuePike Place Market Express 410 Terry Ave North, Seattle
Des Moines Waterfront 22307 Dock St, Des MoinesPike Place between Pine St and Stewart St, Seattle

Des Moines Waterfront 22307 Dock St, Des Moines

Queen Anne/SeattleWest Crockett St and Queen Anne Ave N
Duvall Brown Ave between NE Richardson and NE Ring, DuvallRedmond 7730 Leary Way NE, Redmond
Federal Way 1701 South 320th St, Federal WayRenton 233 Burnett Ave South, Renton
Issaquah 1730 10th Ave NW, IssaquahSammamish 801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish
Juanita 9703 NE Juanita Drive, KirklandShoreline 15300 Westminster Way North
Kent West Smith St and 2nd Ave SouthUniversity District/Seattle Northeast 50th St and University Way NE
Kirkland 25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive, KirklandVashion Vashon Highway SW and SW Bank Rd
Lake City/Seattle NE 125th St and 28th Ave NE, SeattleVashon Vashon Highway SW and SW Bank Rd
Lake Forest Park 17191 Bothell Way NE,Wallingford 4850 Meridian Ave North, Seattle
Madrona/Seattle 1126 Martin Luther King Jr. WayWest Seattle 44th Ave SW and SW Alaska St
Magnolia/Seattle 33rd Ave West and West McGraw St,Woodinville 13680 NE 175th St, Woodinville

School Districts

School DistrictContact Info


Auburn School District No. 408 also, in Pierce CountyAuburn, WA (253) 931-4900

Algona, Auburn, Black Diamond, Kent, Pacific

Bellevue School District No. 405Bellevue, WA (425) 456-4000Beaux Arts, Bellevue, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Kirkland, Medina, New Castle, Redmond, Yarrow Point
Enumclaw School District No. 216Enumclaw, WA (360) 802-7100 Black Diamond, Enumclaw
Federal Way School District No. 210Federal Way, WA (253) 945-2000Algona, Auburn, Des Moines, Federal Way, Kent, Milton
Highline School District No. 401Burien, WA (206) 631-3070 Burien, Des Moines, Kent, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Seattle, Tukwila
Issaquah School District No. 411Issaquah, WA (425) 837-7000Bellevue, Issaquah, New Castle, Renton, Sammamish
Kent School District No. 415Kent, WA (253) 373-7000 Auburn, Black Diamond, Kent, Maple Valley, Renton, SeaTac, Covington
Fife School District No. 888 also, in Pierce County - 417Tacoma, WA (253) 284-1000Milton, Pacific
Lake Washington School District No. 414Redmond, WA (425) 936-1200Bellevue, Bothell, Kenmore, Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish, Woodinville
Mercer Island School District No. 400Mercer Island, WA (206) 236-3300Mercer Island
Northshore School District No. 417also, in Snohomish CountyBothell, WA (425) 408-6000Bothell, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, Woodinville
Renton School District No. 403Renton, WA (425) 204-2300Bellevue, Kent, New Castle, Renton, SeaTac, Tukwila
Riverview School District No. 407Duvall, WA (425) 844-4500Carnation, Duvall
Seattle School District No. 1Seattle, WA (206) 252-0010Tukwila, Seattle
Shoreline School District No. 412Shoreline, WA (206) 393-4203Lake Forest Park, Shoreline
Skykomish School District No. 404Skykomish, WA (360) 677-2623


Snoqualmie School District No. 410Snoqualmie, WA (425) 831-8000

New Castle, North Bend, Snoqualmie

Tahoma School District No. 409Maple Valley, WA (425) 413-3300Black Diamond, Kent, Maple Valley, Covington
Tukwila School District No. 406Tukwila, WA (206) 901-8000

SeaTac, Tukwila

Vashon Island School District No. 402Vashon, WA (206) 463-2121Vashon

For detailed stats on School PerformanceWA State Report Card website

For a listing of Private Schools by county visit:   

Local Utility Contacts

Cable/Phone/InternetContact # Waste/GarbageContact #

(800) 331-500

City of Kirkland(425) 587-3000
CenturyLink(866) 642-444CleanScapes(206) 763-4444
Comcast/Xfinity(800) 266-278Rabanco Eastside Disposal(206) 682-3037
DirectTV(800) 595-931Republic Services (formerly Allied)(425) 646-2400
DISH Network(800) 823-929Seattle Public Utilities(206) 684-2489
Skynet Broadband(360) 802-657Waste Connections(877) 288-9269
Verizon(800) 337-966

Waste Management Northwest

(800) 592-9995
Wave Broadband(866) 928-123Xfinity/Comcast

(800) 266-2278

Electricity/Natural GasContact #NewspaperContact #
Northshore Utility District(425) 398-4400Seattle Post Intelligencer(206) 448-8000
Puget Sound Energy(888) 225-5773Seattle Times (206) 464-2121
Seattle City Light(206) 684-3000USA Today(800) 872-0001
Tanner Electric Coop(425) 888-0623Wall Street Journal(800) 975-8609
Water/SewerContact #Water/Sewer, cont’dContact #
Cedar River Water & Sewer District (425) 255-6370Lake Forest Park Water District

(206) 365-3211

City of Bellevue

(425) 452-6932

Lake Margaret Water System (425) 844-2193
City of Black Diamond (360) 886-5700Lakehaven Utility District (253) 941-1516
City of Bothell

(425) 486-6250

Midway Sewer District (206) 824-4960
City of Carnation(425) 333-4192NE Sammamish Sewer & Water(425) 868-1144
City of Duvall (425) 788-3434North Bend Water District #19 (206) 463-9007
City of Enumclaw(360) 825-5541Northshore(425) 398-4400
City of Issaquah (425) 837-3000Ronald Wastewater District(206) 546-2494
City of Kent (253) 856-5201Shoreline Sammamish Plateau

(425) 392-6256

City of Kirkland (425) 587-3150Shoreline Water District (206) 362-8100
City of Mercer Island (206) 275-7783Skyway Water and Sewer District (206) 772-7343
City of Newcastle (425) 235-9200Snoqualmie Pass Utilities District (425) 434-6600
City of North Bend (425) 888-7075Soos Creek (sewer for Covington) (253) 630-9900
City of Redmond (425) 556-2152Southwest Suburban Sewer District (206) 244-9575
City of Renton (425) 430-6852Val Vue Sewer District (206) 242-3236
City of Seattle (Seattle Public Utilities)(206) 684-3000Valley Water District (253) 841-9698
Coal Creek Utilities District (425) 235-9200Vashon Northshore Utility District (425) 398-4400
Covington (water only) (253) 631-0565Vashon Sewer District (206) 463-9219
Fall City Water District (425) 222-7882Woodinville Water District (425) 487-4100
Highline Water District (206) 824-0375