Kent is the sixth largest city in the state and third largest in the county. Kent is in the heart of the Seattle–Tacoma metroplex, located 19 miles south of Seattle and 19 miles northeast of Tacoma. Incorporated in 1890, it is the second oldest incorporated city in King County after Seattle. Kent's population as of April, 2010 was 92,411 according to the 2010 census. The total grew to an estimated 124,435 as of July 1, 2013, owing primarily to annexation.
Named one of the "Best Places to Live" by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Kent is a culturally rich destination with well-established neighborhoods, award winning parks and great school systems making it a fantastic community to live and raise a family.
Located in the heart of the Green River Valley, Kent's breathtaking setting features views of Mount Rainier and the Cascade and Olympic Mountains.
Only seven miles from SeaTac International Airport, Kent is conveniently located 18 miles from both Seattle and Tacoma, with quick access to Interstate 5, State Route 167 and other major highways.