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Welcome to Kent ...
The city of Kent is located on Puget Sound.
Kent is located in King County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Kent has a population of 128,458 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Kent was established in 1890.
Kent is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Kent lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Kent lies within the (253) area code.
The ZIP codes for Kent: 98030-98032, 98035, 98042, 98064, 98089<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kent had a population of 92,411 people. This makes Kent the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Kent represents 1.37% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 92,411 people, the population of Kent increased 16.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 79,524 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kent had an population of 128,458 people. This is an increase of 39.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 61.53% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kent.
Communities near Kent ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kent.
Communities Also Named Kent ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 47 communities that are also named Kent - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kent.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kent:
Websites for Kent ...
Official Website: www.ci.kent.wa.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kent ...
Looking for more information about Kent? 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 Kent, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kent.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Kent: www.ci.kent.wa.us/
The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019