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Mercer Island
King County, Washington

ZipCodes
98040




Page Contents for Mercer Island, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Mercer Island is approximately 21,550 (1997), 22699 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,321 (1990), 9109 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mercer Island is 16.532 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mercer Island is 6.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 17.422 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mercer Island to Washington DC is 2463 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mercer Island is positioned 47.56 degrees north of the equator and 122.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mercer Island median income is $ 76,100 (1994).
Mercer Island average annual precipitation is 32-35 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 20 - 40 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 50-70 degrees F.

Location

on the southern edge of Lake Washington. It is the only King County city situated on an island. Access to Seattle or Bellevue is over the Interstate 90 bridge.
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Geography


the island is a little over five miles long and only two miles wide.
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History & History Related Items

The island was named after one of the three pioneering Mercer brothers, all of whom had a great influence on the development of the Seattle area
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The settling of Mercer Island

1870's

The incorporation of Mercer Island

July, 1960


Mercer Island City Government

City of Mercer Island

Mercer Island Libraries

The Mercer Island Library
4400 88th Ave SE
Mercer Island WA 98040
Phone: 206-236-3537

Mercer Island Schools

Mercer Island School District #400 Mercer Island School District #400 Mercer Island

Miscellany

The population of Mercer Island was:
1980 - 21,522
1990 - 20,816
1997 - 21,550

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