Federal Way is one of the largest cities in King County. It is part of the Seattle metropolitan area and was only incorporated in 1929. Tacoma is located nearby, while Seattle is roughly a 23-mile drive north.
Living in Federal Way
- Federal Way began as a small logging community in the 1800s. It was only christened as Federal Way in 1929 after State Route 99 which used to be called Federal Way U.S. 99.
- Public schools in Federal Way are supervised by Federal Way Public Schools.
- Attractions abound in Federal Way and include Wild Waves Theme & Water Park, Pacific Bonsai Museum, West Hylebos Wetlands Park, and the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden.