SeaTac, Washington

city in King County, Washington State, United States

SeaTac /ˈstæk/ is a city in southern King County, Washington, United States. It is a suburb of Seattle, Washington. The name SeaTac is a combination of Seattle and Tacoma. It is named from the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.

SeaTac, Washington
Aerial view of SeaTac, featuring Angle Lake
Aerial view of SeaTac, featuring Angle Lake
Location of SeaTac, Washington
Location of SeaTac, Washington
Coordinates: 47°26′29″N 122°17′35″W / 47.44139°N 122.29306°W / 47.44139; -122.29306
CountryUnited States
IncorporatedFebruary 28, 1990
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • Total10.24 sq mi (26.52 km2)
 • Land10.06 sq mi (26.07 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.45 km2)
Elevation269 ft (82 m)
 • Total31,454
 • Density3,033/sq mi (1,171/km2)
Time zoneUTC–8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC–7 (PDT)
ZIP Codes
98148, 98158, 98168, 98188, 98198
Area code206
FIPS code53-62288
GNIS feature ID1534053[2]

The city of SeaTac is 10 square miles (26 km2) in area and has a population of 31,454 according to the 2020 census.[3] Residents voted for incorporation on March 14, 1989,[4] and the city incorporated in February 1990.[5]

References change

  1. "2023 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2024.
  2. 2.0 2.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: SeaTac, Washington
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: SeaTac city, Washington". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2024.
  4. "SeaTac History". History Link. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  5. "Welcome to the City of SeaTac 'The Hospitality City'". City of SeaTac. Archived from the original on May 26, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2014.