Puyallup in Pierce County is located at the foot of Mount Rainier. From here, Tacoma is about 10 miles away while Seattle is further north, approximately 36 miles away.
Living in Puyallup
- Before the first settlers arrived in the 1850s, Puyallup and its surroundings were covered in old-growth forest, home to the Puyallup tribe, the city’s namesake.
- Scattered across Puyallup are over 30 public schools managed by the Puyallup School District, one of the largest in the state.
- There are several points of interest in Puyallup including the Meeker Mansion and the seasonal Puyallup Farmers’ Market.
- Puyallup’s main event is the Washington State Fair, one of the biggest festivals in the world. It has been around since 1900, when it was then known as the Puyallup Valley Fair.