south seattle

South Seattle is a group of neighborhoods traditionally east of I-5 and south of the Central District, extending to the Renton city limits. Columbia City, Rainier Beach, Seward Park, Mount Baker, and Beacon Hill are just a few. Some include unincorporated King County neighborhoods Skyway and Bryn Mawr, however they are not within the city […]


Renton is located along the southernmost tip of Lake Washington northward to the Bellevue border, and on the south to the city of Kent. As of 2019, the population of Renton is estimated at 101,751 per the U.S. Census Bureau data and is ranked 8th largest city in the state of WA. Renton has also been […]


Newcastle is located on the southeastern side of Lake Washington, and is a newer city, having been incorporated in 1994. It is a relatively small suburban city with a population of 12,292 per the U.S. Census Bureau 2019 statistics. Beautiful views of Lake Washington, downtown Seattle and Bellevue as well as the Olympics are plentiful […]

mercer island

Mercer Island is located in the southern portion of Lake Washington. Bellevue, Renton and Newcastle are to its east, while Seattle is to its west.  Per the U.S. Census Bureau, the population was estimated to be 25,894 in 2019 and is the second wealthiest zip code in the state of Washington with at least 500 people […]

maple valley

Maple Valley is located in south King County. According to the U. S. Census website, the population in 2019 was 27,202. The city is primarily residential, however, there is an increasing amount of commercial activity in the area. The city of Maple Valley was officially incorporated on August 31, 1997. The main thoroughfare through the city […]


Kent is located in south King County, WA and is the sixth-largest city in the state. The population according to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2019 was estimated to be 132,319. It is the fourth-largest municipality of the Greater Seattle metropolitan area. Incorporated in 1890, Kent is the second-oldest incorporated city in King County, after […]