The residents of the East Sammamish Plateau area of King County voted for incorporation in September of 1998, and on August 31, 1999, the City of Sammamish became official. Sammamish becomes the 40th city within King County.
The City of Sammamish consists of an area of about 22 square miles of the East Sammamish Plateau lying east of Lake Sammamish and southeast of the southeasterly tip of the City of Redmond. Its northern boundary runs along the east boundary of the Plat of Hidden Ridge at High Point, down a line just north of Sahalee Way NE and along the east-west centerline of the south half of Sections 21 and 22-25-6 to 244th Ave NE. The east boundaries are southerly along 244th Ave NE, extending out to create a spur below Allen Lake to the east side of Section 35-25-6, then to the east side of Section 1-24-6 down to its intersection with the Duthie Hill Rd. The southern boundary follows the Duthie Hill Rd southwest; northwest and west along the Issaquah-Beaver Lake Rd, then south along the Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd. to SE 48th St. From there the boundary goes west, north and east to encompass the plats of Cambria, The Uplands and the developed portion of Highland Park. The boundary then goes north to exclude the retirement community of Providence Point, then south again to SE 43rd Way west to the shore of Lake Sammamish.
The residents of the Kenmore area of King County voted for incorporation in September of 1997, and on August 31, 1998, the City of Kenmore became official with City Resolution 98-009. The new citizens of Kenmore number about 20,000. Kenmore becomes the 39th city within King County.
Kenmore consists of about 4,170 acres or 6.25 square miles located between the cities of Lake Forest Park and Bothell and extending to the King County/Snohomish Boundary at NE 205th Street on the north. It meets Lake Forest Park at 55th/56th Ave NE; to property lines between 83rd and 84th Avenues NE, 88th Ave NE, 92nd Ave NE, and Simonds Road NE on the east. To the south its boundary is NE 145th St, Juanita Drive, NE 140th St, and Lake Washington. The vast majority of the city is located in the NE quarter of Township 26N, Range 4E, W.M., with a small portion in the adjoining NW quarter of Township 26N, Range 5E, W.M. All is on the Urban side of the Urban Growth Line.
Kenmore mapping. Please use the links below to see resources specific to the City of Kenmore. Maps are maintained by DDES as part of an agreement to provide permitting services to the City of Kenmore.
- City boundaries, GIF (97KB) or PDF* (448KB)
- Zoning, GIF (206KB) or PDF* (778KB)
- Land use, GIF (195KB) or PDF* (770KB)
- Streets, GIF (147KB) or PDF* (733KB)
- Schools and school district boundaries, GIF (57KB) or PDF* (151KB)
- Water/sewer district, GIF (140KB) or PDF* (463KB)
- Fire districts and fire stations, GIF (133KB) or PDF* (682KB)
- Topographic detail, GIF (205KB) or PDF* (774KB)
- Geological sensitive areas, GIF (251KB) or PDF* (789KB)
- Hydrological sensitive areas, GIF (212KB) or PDF* (753KB)
- Special District Overlays, GIF (184KB) or PDF* (598KB)
The incorporation of Maple Valley was approved by voters in November of 1996 and became effective August 31, 1997. The maps below show the finalized boundaries of the new city overlaid with geographic, utility, zoning, land-use, environmental and service features.
- Boundaries, GIF (99KB) or PDF* (358KB)
- Basin boundaries and wetlands, GIF (110KB) or PDF* (486KB)
- Fire districts and fire stations, GIF (103KB) or PDF* (453KB)
- Historic sites, GIF (99KB)
- King County area land use prior to incorporation, GIF (121KB) or PDF* (547KB)
- Parks and open space, GIF (100KB) or PDF* (351KB)
- Police districts and post office, GIF (119KB) or PDF* (482KB)
- School districts, school site and library site, GIF (100KB) or PDF* (454KB)
- Sensitive features (Map 1), GIF (119KB) or PDF* (452KB)
- Sensitive features (Map 2), GIF (130KB) or PDF* (541KB)
- Streams and 100-year floodplains, GIF (111KB) or PDF* (467KB)
- Water districts, GIF (131KB) or PDF* (482KB)
- King County area zoning prior to incorporation, GIF (124KB) or PDF* (513KB)
- Groundwater contamination, PDF* (640KB)
The incorporation of Covington was approved by voters in November of 1996 and became effective August 31, 1997. The maps below show the finalized boundaries of Covington and are overlaid with various service districts and other information.
- Boundaries, GIF or PDF*
- Zoning, GIF or PDF*
- Comprehensive Plan land use, GIF or PDF*
- Fire districts and fire stations, GIF
- School districts, school site, and library site, GIF (100KB) or PDF*
- Water districts, GIF
- Sewer service areas, GIF or PDF*