The sixth-largest city in the state, Kent, Washington is located just 20-miles south of Seattle. With nearly 130,000 residents, Kent is a thriving city rich with agriculture and commerce. Settled in the 1860's, Kent started out with a modest population of just under 800. With an increasing agricultural presence, the area continued to thrive until World War II, when expansion skyrocketed and high-tech companies like Boeing entered the area.Today, Kent is a lively mixture of culture, history, agriculture, and prosperity. Located in the shadow of Mt. Rainier, Kent offers visitors and residents alike, a myriad of possibilities. With a large number of outdoor parks, attractions, and conveniences, and its close proximity to Seattle, Tacoma, and SeaTac International Airport, Kent is as convenient as it is successful.