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Welcome to Alki ...

Alki is located in King County<1>.

The location of Alki has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Alki: AL-KEYE<3>

Alki is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Alki lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Alki ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Alki: This one is located in King County and the other is located in Whitman County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alki.

Communities near Alki ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alki.

  • Seattle [King County]
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    • Seattle [King County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Alki
    • Estimated population for 2018: 744,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seattle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seattle
  • Bellevue [King County]
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    • Bellevue [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Alki
    • Estimated population for 2018: 147,599 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellevue
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alki
    • Estimated population for 2018: 129,618 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent
  • Renton [King County]
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    • Renton [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alki
    • Estimated population for 2018: 102,153 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Federal Way [King County]
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      • Federal Way [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Alki
      • Estimated population for 2018: 97,044 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way
    • Kirkland [King County]
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      • Kirkland [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Alki
      • Estimated population for 2018: 89,557 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirkland
    • Redmond [King County]
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      • Redmond [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Alki
      • Estimated population for 2018: 67,678 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond
    • Sammamish [King County]
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      • Sammamish [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alki
      • Estimated population for 2018: 65,733 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sammamish
    • Shoreline [King County]
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      • Shoreline [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Alki
      • Estimated population for 2018: 56,752 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shoreline
    • Burien [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burien
      • Burien [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Alki
      • Estimated population for 2018: 51,908 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alki. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alki.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alki. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alki.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alki. See our Newspapers Page for Alki.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alki ...

Looking for more information about Alki? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alki, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alki.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alki. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including King, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alki. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alki - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alki) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alki. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5762, Longitude: -122.4099       In this case, the coordinates for Alki have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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