Kent, Washington

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Kent, Washington
City
Kent Station, Kent Regional Library top right, and Kent Sounder Station 2009
Kent Station, Kent Regional Library top right, and Kent Sounder Station 2009
Location of Kent, Washington in King County
Location of Kent, Washington in King County
Kent, Washington is located in the United States
Kent, Washington
Kent, Washington
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 47°22′58″N 122°13′37″W / 47.38278°N 122.22694°W / 47.38278; -122.22694Coordinates: 47°22′58″N 122°13′37″W / 47.38278°N 122.22694°W / 47.38278; -122.22694
Country United States
State Washington
CountyKing
IncorporatedMay 28, 1890
Government
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • MayorDana Ralph[1]
Area
 • Total34.42 sq mi (89.14 km2)
 • Land33.75 sq mi (87.41 km2)
 • Water0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
Elevation
43-500 ft (13-152 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total92,411
 • Estimate 
(2018)
129,618
 • RankUS: 213rd
 • Density3,806.16/sq mi (1,469.59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
98030, 98031, 98032, 98035, 98042, 98064, 98089
Area code(s)253
FIPS code53-35415
GNIS feature ID1530952[3]
WebsiteKentWA.gov

Kent is a city in King County, Washington, United States. It is the sixth largest city in the state. Kent part of the Seattle–Tacoma metropolitan area. It is located 19 miles south of Seattle and 19 miles northeast of Tacoma.[4]

Kent's population as of April 2010 was 92,411 according to the 2010 census.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hunter, Steve (3 January 2018). "Kent's new Mayor Ralph predicts 'great things' ahead". Kent Reporter. Retrieved 15 June 2019.
  2. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  3. "Kent". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. "Kent is incorporated on May 28, 1890". historylink.org. History Ink. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  5. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 1, 2019.