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Around Vashon Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Seattle. It lies just northeast of Vashon Heights. Seattle has a population of 770,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Tacoma. It is located about 17 miles [ km] to the south of Vashon Heights and has a population of 220,000 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Alki (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alki
    • Alki lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Vashon Heights and is located in King County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alki
  • Bethel (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Burien (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burien
    • Burien lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Vashon Heights and is located in King County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burien
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<3>
  • Colby (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colby
    • Colby lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Vashon Heights and is located in Kitsap County
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  • Colchester (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
    • Colchester lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Vashon Heights and is located in Kitsap County
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  • East Port Orchard (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Port Orchard
    • East Port Orchard lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Vashon Heights and is located in Kitsap County
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  • Fort Ward (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Ward
    • Fort Ward lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Vashon Heights and is located in Kitsap County
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  • Manchester (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Olalla (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Seahurst (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seahurst
      • Seahurst lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Vashon Heights and is located in King County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seahurst
    • South Colby (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Colby
      • South Colby lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Vashon Heights and is located in Kitsap County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Colby
    • South Park Village (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Southworth (less than 2 miles to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southworth
      • Southworth lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Vashon Heights and is located in Kitsap County
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    • Vashon (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • White Center (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Center
      • White Center lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Vashon Heights and is located in King County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Center

For more communities neighboring Vashon Heights, please visit our County-by-County Page for Vashon Heights.

King County ...

Vashon Heights is located in King County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of King County: Chelan, Kittitas, Pierce & Snohomish. The western boundary of the county is on Pudget Sound.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vashon Heights ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vashon Heights.

Airports Near Vashon Heights ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Vashon Heights and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Vashon Heights.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vashon Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Vashon Heights.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vashon Heights) 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 Vashon Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vashon HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vashon Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5045, Longitude: -122.4656    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>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.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Vashon Heights), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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