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Welcome to Kenmore ...

The city of Kenmore is located on Puget Sound.

Kenmore is located in King County<1>.

The community of Kenmore was established in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kenmore has a population of 23,098 people<2> (see below for details).

Kenmore is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Kenmore: (425)

The ZIP code for Kenmore: 98028<4>

Websites for Kenmore ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kenmore had an population of 23,098 people. This is an increase of 12.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kenmore had a population of 20,460 people. This makes Kenmore the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Kenmore represents 0.3% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,460 people, the population of Kenmore increased 9.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,678 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kenmore.

Communities Also Named Kenmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Kenmore - they are located in Connecticut, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Kenmore ...

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

  • Seattle
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Bellevue
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Everett
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Renton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Redmond
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Sammamish
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Edmonds
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Issaquah
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Lake Stevens
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Mercer Island
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Mercer Island is located in King County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,912 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer Island
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Mercer Island

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 Kenmore. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kenmore.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kenmore. 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 Kenmore.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenmore ...

Looking for more information about Kenmore? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kenmore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kenmore.

Adding Kenmore to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kenmore in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kenmore was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Kenmore post office opened in 1903.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kenmore.

The official website for Kenmore:

The official website for King County:

The official website for State of Washington:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kenmore.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kenmore). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kenmore or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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