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Alki, Washington
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The location of Alki

Welcome to Alki ...

Alki is located in King County.

The location of Alki has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Alki: AL-KEYE<2>

Alki is near sea level<3>.

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

Communities near Alki ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alki and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bellevue   [Map]   144,444   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   S   18 miles [29 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   88,630   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redmond   [Map]   64,291   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alki.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alki. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alki.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alki - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alki have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alki.

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