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Welcome to Lake Forest Park ...

The city of Lake Forest Park is located on Puget Sound.

Lake Forest Park is located in King County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Forest Park: Lk. Forest Park

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lake Forest Park has a population of 13,392 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Lake Forest Park was established in 1912.

Lake Forest Park is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Lake Forest Park: 98155<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake Forest Park had a population of 12,598 people. This makes Lake Forest Park the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Lake Forest Park represents 0.19% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,598 people, the population of Lake Forest Park decreased 4.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,142 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lake Forest Park had an population of 13,392 people. This is an increase of 6.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.9% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lake Forest Park.

Communities near Lake Forest Park ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lake Forest Park and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bainbridge Island   [Map]   24,522   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   144,444   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Everett   [Map]   110,079   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Issaquah   [Map]   37,487   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   88,630   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mercer Island   [Map]   25,261   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lake Forest Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lake Forest Park - they are located in Louisiana and Massachusetts.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lake Forest Park.

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 Lake Forest Park. 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 Lake Forest Park. 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 Lake Forest Park.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lake Forest Park:

Websites for Lake Forest Park ...

Official Website: www.cityoflfp.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Forest Park ...

Looking for more information about Lake Forest Park? 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 Lake Forest Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake Forest Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lake Forest Park: www.cityoflfp.com/

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lake Forest Park.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Forest Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Lake Forest Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lake Forest Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake Forest Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lake Forest Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Forest Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Forest Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7566, Longitude: -122.2806     [Map].

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