King County

Overview

Located on Puget Sound in Washington State, and covering 2,134 square miles, King County is nearly twice as large as the average county in the United States. With more than 1.9 million people, it also ranks as the 14th most populous county in the nation. Vision Statement King County: a diverse and dynamic community with a healthy economy and environment where all people and businesses have the opportunity to thrive. Mission Statement King County government provides fiscally responsible, quality-driven local and regional services for healthy, safe, and vibrant communities.