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Welcome to SeaTac ...

The city of SeaTac is located on Puget Sound.

SeaTac is located in King County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, SeaTac has a population of 29,034 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of SeaTac is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for SeaTac: 98188<4>

Websites for SeaTac ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, SeaTac had an population of 29,034 people. This is an increase of 7.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, SeaTac had a population of 26,909 people. This makes SeaTac the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of SeaTac represents 0.4% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,909 people, the population of SeaTac increased 5.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,496 people).

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

Communities near SeaTac ...

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

  • Seattle
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Tacoma
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Bellevue
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Federal Way
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Kirkland
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Auburn
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Redmond
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Sammamish
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Puyallup
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Bremerton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for SeaTac ...

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

The official website for SeaTac:

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