Incorporated in 1997, Maple Valley has a population of 14,209 in 5.6 square miles.
One of the fastest growing cities in the states, many residents commute from Maple Valley to Tacoma, Seattle and Bellevue for work.LocationMaple Valley is surrounded by Issaquah (north), Hobart (northeast), Ravensdale (south east) Black Diamond (south), Kent (west) and Renton (northwest).
From Seattle, drivers can take Interstate 5 south to Washington 169 south which is approximately a 29 mile drive. Another route is Interstate 5 south to Washington 18 East. From Bellevue, drivers can take Interstate 405 south to Washington 169 south which is approximately a 24 mile drive.SchoolsMaple Valley is served by the Tahoma School District; Tahoma High School is the only high school in the city.
Private and religious schools are Rainier Christian School, Renton Christian School and Russell Ridge Center.
For higher education, residents attend nearby Green River Community College, Renton Technical College and University of Washington at Seattle or Tacoma.Attractions
- Wilderness Trail
- Cedar River Trail
- Maple Valley Skate Park
- Lake Wilderness Park
- Lake Wilderness Lodge
- Elk Run Golf Course
- Take a Break Park
- Annual Fishing Derby at Lake Wilderness
- Maple Valley Days - community celebration and parade.