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Vashon Heights is located in King County<1>.

The pronunciation of Vashon Heights: VASH-ahn<2>

A typical abbreviation for Vashon Heights: Vashon Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Vashon Heights is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Vashon Heights ...

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

  • Seattle
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Tacoma
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Bellevue
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Kent
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent is located in King County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent <4>
  • Renton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Federal Way
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Kirkland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Auburn
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Redmond
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Shoreline
    (18 miles [29 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 Vashon Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vashon Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vashon Heights ...

Looking for more information about Vashon Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Vashon Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vashon Heights.

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

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Vashon Heights. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vashon Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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