US Facts       Footsteps of History       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Federal Way
King County, Washington

98003, 98023

Page Contents for Federal Way, Washington

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Federal Way is approximately 79,110 (1997), 89306 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,161 (1996), 33188 (2010).
The amount of land area in Federal Way is 50.929 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Federal Way is 21.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.774 sq kilometers.
The distance from Federal Way to Washington DC is 2464 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Federal Way is positioned 47.31 degrees north of the equator and 122.34 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Federal Way elevation is 0-500 feet above sea level.
Federal Way median income is $ 42,372 to $ 51,357.
The Federal Way median home price is $ 112,808.
Federal Way average annual rainfall is 39 inches per year
Federal Way average annual precipitation is 38.79 inches peryear.
Federal Way average temperature is 43.3 - 58.8 degrees F.
The average low temperature is (January) 33 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (July) 75 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 32 to 42 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 65 to 75 degrees F.


about 25 miles south of Seattle and 8 miles north of Tacoma. Here is a Map page for Federal Way
Return to Index


mild and temperate.
Return to Index


moderate. The weather is influenced greatly by the closeness of the city to Puget Sound, keeping cooler temperatures year-round.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

History of Federal Way
Return to Index

The settling of Federal Way

late 1800's

The founding of Federal Way


The incorporation of Federal Way

February 28, 1990


Federal Way is one of the largest cities in the state and the largest in its area. It is close to the Sea-Tac International Airport and the Ports of both Tacoma and Seattle.
Return to Index

Federal Way City Government

City of Federal Way, Washington
33530 1st Way South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: (253) 661-4000
fax: (253) 661-4190

Federal Way has a Council/Manager form of government

Federal Way Chamber

Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (253) 838-2605
FAX: (253) 661-9050
Office Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
Monday through Friday

Federal Way Organizations

Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (253) 838-2605
FAX: (253) 661-9050
Office Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
Monday through Friday

Federal Way Schools

Children in Federal Way attend schools in the Federal Way Public Schools District #210.
Phone: 253-945-2000

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search