You will find the city of Federal Way situated on the eastern shores of Puget Sound's Poverty Bay. The city is located 13 miles north of Tacoma and 22 miles south of Seattle. Renters here can enjoy the convenience of bus service from King County Metro Transit.
A few of the larger employers in Federal Way are:
• Saint Francis Hospital • Weyerhaeuser Corporation • World Vision
If you are moving to an apartment in Federal Way with your family, they will enjoy frequent visits to the Wild Waves Theme Park. On the western edge of the city you can get to Dash Point State Park which has 398 acres where renters can enjoy swimming, hiking and various watersports. During your stay here, be sure to plan a day to visit the unique Rhododendron Species Foundation & Botanical Garden located off Route 18 near the Weyerhaeuser site.
While renting an apartment in Federal Way you can enjoy extensive shopping along Highway 99. The area features the Commons at Federal Way indoor mall, Wal-Mart and Trader Joe's. A few minutes west along Route 18 is the Outlet Collection Seattle, a huge outlet center where you can find lots of great bargains.
A post office in Federal Way is located at 32829 Pacific Highway South. The phone number is 253-924-1692.
Average Rent in Federal Way, WA
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