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Community Service Areas offer expanded ways for King County to engage with the 255,000 residents who live outside city boundaries. Residents are widely spread across the unincorporated area, except in the mountainous eastern third of King County.

King County serves as the local government for residents of unincorporated areas.

Public engagement framework for unincorporated areas - 639KB PDF
Learn how King County is reaching out to all residents in the rural and urban unincorporated areas.

2018 King County CSA Town Hall Dates Set


You are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting in your community. Learn about the proposed Local Services Initiative for residents of unincorporated King County, meet with King County officials including Councilmembers, representatives from the Sheriff’s office and other County officials. Take the time to learn and bring your questions and comments to King County officials.

SE King County

Tuesday, May 8, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Enumclaw Expo Center Field House
1456 Roosevelt Avenue East
Enumclaw, WA

Greater Maple Valley/Cedar River

Tuesday, May 15, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Hobart Church
27524 SE 200th Street
Maple Valley, WA


Wednesday, May 16, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Northwood Middle School
17007 SE 184th Street
Renton, WA

Four Creeks/Tiger Mountain

Monday, May 21, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Maywood Middle School
14490 168th Ave. SE
Renton, WA

Bear Creek/Sammamish

Tuesday, May 22, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Kathy Lambert
Timbercrest Middle School
19115 215th Way NE
Woodinville, WA

North Highline/White Center

Tuesday, May 29, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Joe McDermott
Seola Gardens
10900 4th Pl. SW
Seattle, WA

West Hill/Skyway

Wednesday, May 30, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Larry Gossett
Albert Tally Sr. High School
7800 South 132nd St.
Seattle, WA

Snoqualmie Valley/NE King County

Monday, June 4, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Kathy Lambert
Chief Kanim Middle School
32627 SE Redmond-Fall City Rd.
Fall City, WA

Vashon/Maury Island

Thursday, June 7, 6:30– 8:30 p.m.
Councilmember Joe McDermott
McMurray Middle School
9329 SW Cemetery Road
Vashon, WA

Federal Way

Tuesday, June 26, 7 – 9 p.m.
Councilmember Peter von Reichbauer
Thomas Jefferson High School
4248 S. 288th Street
Auburn, WA


Bear Creek/Sammamish Area – This unincorporated rural area east of Woodinville, Redmond and Sammamish, includes the Redmond Ridge Urban Planned Development and the Sammamish Valley Agriculture Production District (APD).  This forested area is characterized by several lakes, including Cottage Lake; the Sammamish River Valley which contains both the APD and the Sammamish River Trail, along with  hills to the south and east.

Snoqualmie Valley/Northeast King County Area – This unincorporated rural area surrounds the rural cities of Duvall, Carnation, Snoqualmie, North Bend and Skykomish, along with the rural towns of Fall City and Snoqualmie Pass.  The eastern portion of this CSA is the Snoqualmie Valley which contains the Snoqualmie Valley Agriculture Production District and several rural cities and towns.  The majority of the land area in this CSA is made up of the forested Cascade Range which contains portions of the Mount Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest, and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area.

Four Creeks/Tiger Mountain Area – This unincorporated rural area lies east of the cities Renton and Newcastle and east and south of Issaquah and contains the May Valley Basin and the foothills of the Cascade Range, including Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, Squak Mountain State Park  and Tiger Mountain State Forest.

Greater Maple Valley/Cedar River Area – This unincorporated rural area lies east of the  cities of Renton and Kent and north of Covington, Maple Valley and Black Diamond and extends east to the border with Kittitas County.  The western portion of this CSA has low rolling hills with several lakes, while the eastern portion moves into the Cascade Range, including portions of the Forest Production District and part of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Southeast King County Area – This unincorporated rural area lies south of Maple Valley, Covington and Black Diamond, east of Auburn, surrounds the City of Enumclaw.  The northeastern portion of this CSA contains the lower and middle Green River basins, and includes the Middle Green River Valley Agriculture Production Districts along with Hanging Gardens State Park, Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, Nolte State Park and Flaming Geyser State Park.  To the south and slightly east of the river basins is the Enumclaw Plateau.  The land  further to the east is forested and contains a portion of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

West King County Area – This Community Service Area includes urban unincorporated areas of King County including East Federal Way, North Highline, West Hill, Fairwood and East Renton. These communities represent potential annexation areas to neighboring cities.

Vashon/Maury Island Area – This unincorporated rural area encompasses the entirety of Vashon-Maury Island.  Accessible only by ferry or boat, the island is home to a rich mix of parks, beaches and local craft and agricultural production.

For additional information, please contact:

Unincorporated Area Community News

Unincorporated Area Community NewsA monthly newsletter designed to provide valuable information about the services King County provides to unincorporated areas and how residents can be engaged in King County's programs and planning.

All unincorporated area residents should have the opportunity for meaningful involvement in the decisions that impact their communities.
Dow Constantine
King County Executive

For more information, please contact Alan Painter, Manager, Community Service Areas (CSAs).