220 Fourth Avenue South, Kent WA 98032 - (253) 856-5200


The Official Website of the City of Kent

Kent is the sixth largest city in Washington State with a population of over 124,000.  

Named one of the "Best Places to Live" by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Kent is a culturally rich destination with well-established neighborhoods, award winning parks and great school systems making it a fantastic community to live and raise a family. Unmatched entertainment can be found at ShoWare Center, and a variety of shopping and dining options can be found at Kent Station and Kent's Historic District.

Located in the heart of the Green River Valley; Kent's breathtaking setting features views of Mount Rainier and the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. As the fourth largest manufacturing and distribution center in the United States, Kent's vibrant and diverse economy has a well-earned reputation as the economic barometer for the region.  Home to over 4,500 businesses and approximately 78,000 jobs, Kent's $8 billion gross business income is the highest among its peer cities in South King County.





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