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Welcome to Renton ...
The city of Renton is located on Puget Sound.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Renton has a population of 101,751 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Renton was established in 1901.
Renton is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Renton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Renton is within the (425) area code.
The ZIP code for Renton: 98057<4>
Websites for Renton ...
Official Website: www.ci.renton.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Renton had an population of 101,751 people. This is an increase of 11.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 103.29% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Renton had a population of 90,927 people. This makes Renton the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Renton represents 1.35% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 90,927 people, the population of Renton increased 81.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 50,052 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Renton.
Adding Renton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Renton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Renton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Renton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Renton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Renton - they are located in Michigan, Ontario and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Renton.
Communities near Renton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Renton.
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 Renton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Renton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Renton. 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 Renton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Renton. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Renton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Renton ...
Looking for more information about Renton? 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 Renton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Renton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Renton: www.ci.renton.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: 21 Jun 2021