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Interesting Facts About Lakewood, Washington State

10 Interesting Facts About Lakewood, Washington State

Facts About Lakewood

  1. Lakewood was officially incorporated on February 28, 1996.
  2. Lakewood is located at 47°10′N 122°32′W (47.164, -122.526).
  3. Lakewood is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States.
  4. the city has a total area of 18.95 square miles (49.08 km2), of which, 17.17 square miles (44.47 km2) is land and 1.78 square miles (4.61 km2) is water.
  5. Lakewood is the second-largest city in Pierce County.
  6. The estimated population of Lakewood is 80,292, as of 2019.
  7. The Steilacoom and Nisqually Indians were the original inhabitants.
  8. The average winter temperature is 45 degrees F.
  9. The average elevation of Lakewood is 262 feet, above sea level.
  10. Lakewood’s first mayor, Mayor William “Bill” Harrison, was also commanding general of the 7th Infantry Division, I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

 

Interesting Facts About Lakewood, Washington State
Interesting Facts About Lakewood, Washington State