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Welcome to Maple Valley ...

The city of Maple Valley is located on Puget Sound.

Maple Valley is located in King County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Maple Valley, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Maple Valley: Maple Vly. (or less commonly used: Maple Vally. or Maple Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Maple Valley has a population of 27,181 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Maple Valley is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Maple Valley: (425)

The ZIP code for Maple Valley: 98038<4>

Websites for Maple Valley ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Maple Valley had an population of 27,181 people. This is an increase of 19.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 91.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maple Valley had a population of 22,684 people. This makes Maple Valley the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Maple Valley represents 0.34% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,684 people, the population of Maple Valley increased 59.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,209 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Maple Valley.

Communities Also Named Maple Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Maple Valley - they are located in Indiana, Michigan (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio and Ontario (2).

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

Communities near Maple Valley ...

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

  • Tacoma
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Bellevue
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Kent
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Renton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Federal Way
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Auburn
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Sammamish
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Burien
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Puyallup
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Issaquah
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maple Valley ...

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

Adding Maple Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Maple Valley 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 Maple Valley was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Maple Valley.

The official website for Maple Valley:

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 Maple Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maple Valley - 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 Maple Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Maple Valley 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.




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