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Encyclopedia > Maple Valley, Washington
City of Maple Valley, Washington
Location of Maple Valley within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington.
Country United States
State Washington
County King
Government
 - Mayor Laure Iddings
Area
 - City 5.6 sq mi (14.5 km²)
 - Land 5.4 sq mi (14.1 km²)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km²)
Elevation  343 ft (104.5 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 14,209
 - Density 2,616.7/sq mi (1,010.3/km²)
Time zone Pacific (UTC−8)
 - Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC−7)
Website: http://www.ci.maple-valley.wa.us/

Maple Valley is a city in King County, Washington, United States. The population was 14,209 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1086x624, 25 KB)Map of Maple Valley, Washington within King County, with county highlighted on Washington map. ... King County redirects here; you may be looking for King County, Texas. ... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... List of Washington counties: Washington counties Adams County Asotin County Benton County Chelan County Clallam County Clark County Columbia County Cowlitz County Douglas County Ferry County Franklin County Garfield County Grant County Grays Harbor County Island County Jefferson County King County Kitsap County Kittitas County Klickitat County Lewis County Lincoln... King County redirects here; you may be looking for King County, Texas. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Daylight saving time around the world  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), also summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less. ... For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... King County redirects here; you may be looking for King County, Texas. ... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ...


Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Maple Valley ranks 93rd of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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History

Maple Valley was officially incorporated on August 31, 1997. The Maple Valley Historical Society has the best record of Maple Valley's past (including Hobart, Taylor and Maple Leaf Valley). August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

Maple Valley is located at 47°21′58″N, 122°2′41″W (47.366160, -122.044692)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.5 km² (5.6 mi²). 14.1 km² (5.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (3.04%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The main bodies of people in the city limits are Lake Wilderness, Lake Lucerne, Rock Creek, and part of Pipe Lake. The Cedar River passes through incorporated King County very near by. The Cedar River may refer to: The Cedar River in Iowa in the United States. ... King County redirects here; you may be looking for King County, Texas. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 14,209 people, 4,809 households, and 3,952 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,010.3/km² (2,617.9/mi²). There were 4,922 housing units at an average density of 350.0/km² (906.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.62% White, 1.11% African American, 0.66% Native American, 2.46% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 3.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.56% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 4,809 households out of which 51.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 13.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.26. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 33.8% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 38.5% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $67,159, and the median income for a family was $70,008. Males had a median income of $50,623 versus $34,097 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,859. About 2.1% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Famous People of Maple Valley

Cede Benton- The creator of the indie record company Bent records


Riley Hageman- A member of the Washington State Congress


Ben Beckett- Former Kangaroo hunter


Points of interest

Lake Wilderness Arboretum (40 acres), known for a time as the South King County Arboretum, is an arboretum located in Maple Valley, Washington. ... Lake Wilderness is the largest lake in Maple Valley, Washington, United States. ... The 45_mile_long Cedar River is located in central western Washington. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...

External links


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Maple Valley, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (483 words)
Maple Valley is a city in King County, Washington, United States.
Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Maple Valley ranks 93rd of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.
Maple Valley was officially incorporated on August 31, 1997.
maple: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (1342 words)
Maples are an important early spring source of pollen and nectar for bees, especially honeybees, which use its resources for spring buildup.
Maples are used as a food plant for the larvae of a number of Lepidoptera species (see List of Lepidoptera which feed on Maples).
Maple is considered a tonewood, or a wood that carries sound waves well, and is used in numerous instruments such as the guitar and the drums.
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