The city of Kent, Washington is located in King County. Kent is the ninth largest city in the state of Washington. The city of Kent is home to corporation corporate offices like Oberto Sausage, Seattle Bicycle Company and Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI). It is also home to one of Boeing's plants which is where the construction of lunar rovers began for the space exploration of NASA's Apollo program.
The estimated population of 2009 for Kent, Washington is around 90,000. Kent is also home to major regional appliance distribution centers for General Electric and Whirlpool.
A notable native celebrity of Kent, Washington is ESPN Analyst Kenny Mayne. Who was a former back-up quarterback for UNLV and signed a contract with the Seattle Seahawks to play football before arriving at ESPN where he now works with Sunday NFL Countdown.
The downtown area of Kent has been going through a major renovation of the city over the past decade. One project of Kent, Washington is Kent Station, a home for a downtown destination , which is a realization of a vision city officials had to create a downtown destination that would become a community focal point. Kent Station is a combination of education, entertainment, retail and residential housing. The location of the station was selected adjacently located to the Commuter Rail of Sound Transit.
The business directory of the ChamberofCommerce.com is your source for finding local businesses in Kent, Washington. The yellowpages in Washington can be used to search for other local business providers in surrounding cities.
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