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Lakewood, WA

Lakewood, WA

Lakewood, WA

Find Information on moving to Lakewood
Lakewood is a town in Pierce County, Washington.  The local economy along with the city’s more than 58,000 residents of this community are largely dependent on the neighboring military bases, Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base – which together serve as a joint base that employs well over 34,000 individuals.  In fact, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the third largest employer in the state of Washington – just behind Boeing and the State.

Natural Beauty found when moving to Lakewood
When moving to Lakewood, you’ll find it’s conveniently located between Olympia and Seattle with an endless view of Mt. Rainier, which dominates more than 400 miles of horizon and has 26 major glaciers, 34 waterfalls, and 62 lakes.  It’s a city full of refreshing lakes and natural beauty great for playing. Lakes and parks in the area include:

  1. America Lake – a popular 5-acre park complete with a swimming beach, children’s playgrounds, and public boat launch
  2. Lake Steilacoom – a 2-acre park with a wide-open grassy play area, picnic tables, and basketball court
  3. Wards Lake Park – a 20-acre natural wonder full of native plants, developed trees, wetlands, picnic areas, and a fishing pier
  4. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park – here you can take a guided tour throughout the 435-acres of free-roaming area where you can see elk, bison, deer, moose, sheep, and so much more wildlife.

Other great attractions to visit after moving to Lakewood are the Fort Lewis Military Museum, the Grand Prix Raceway, Historic Fort Steilacoom, Lakewood Gardens, the Lakewood Playhouse, McChord Air Museum, and Thornwood Castle.  The community also houses wonderful restaurants like El Gaucho Tacoma, Mandolin Café, Café Banana, and many others.  You’ll also be able to meet all of your shopping needs at places like Lakewood Towne Center, Design Gallery, Lakewood Hardware and Paint, Inc., Tacoma Grocery Outlet, etc. 

Moving to Lakewood will provide you with the opportunity to join a community that offers a variety of ways to work, play, and live.  As the eighth largest city in the state of Washington, it also provides plenty of opportunities for personal and business growth.  Lakewood is a community that is truly dedicated to excellence.

Moving to Lakewood – Relocation Guide

The service center for Lakewood, WA is located in Tacoma, WA.

Information about Lakewood, WA

Est. Population: 54533
County: Pierce
Latitude: 47.1667
Longitude: -122.5167
Zip Codes: 98409