King County is the largest county in Washington State by population, home to roughly 30% of the state’s residents. It stretches from Puget Sound to the Cascade Range, encompassing the major cities of Seattle and Bellevue and their sprawling suburbs, as well as wide stretches of rural farmland and uninhabited mountain terrain.
- Seattle – The seat of King County and the Pacific Northwest’s largest city, with an extensive range of attractions.
The rest of the county is described by its location relative to Seattle and Lake Washington.
Largely upscale suburbia, heavily residential.
- Bothell – Commercial center of the north county
- Lake Forest Park
- Woodinville – The center of the Washington wine industry