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About Federal Way, Washington

The City of Federal Way is nearly located in the King Country, which is situated in the U.S Washington. The city lies between Tacoma and Seattle. The present population of the Federal Way City is 88,760. The place was originally called as the Federal Way in the year 1929. Its name was originated from the Federal Highway U.S 99. The city’s economy is highly competitive because of the different establishments that are located in the Federal Way. Numerous tourists visit the place because of its famous landmarks including the largest private owner the world’s softwood timberland which was known as the Weyerhaeuser. This popular spot has two botanical gardens. The foundation of World Vision can be also located in the city. The Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center is also included in the place which consist of Olympic size swimming pool The city has also urbanized numerous Lake Front and neighborhood parks which activates the physical activities of the residents. Famous parks are in this place like the Wild Waves Theme Park, Dumas Bay Centre, Celebration Park, Steel Lake Park, West Hylebos Wetlands Park, Five Mile Lake and the Dash Point State Park. Federal Way has its fair share of notable citizens such as Roy Thomas ( Former MLB pitcher ), Bill Radke( host of national broadcast show "Weekend"), Floyd Little (former NFL player) , Michael Dickerson (Former NBA player), Travis Ishikawa (First baseman of the San Francisco Giants), Apolo Anton Ohno (an Eight-time Olympic-medalist speed skater) and James Sun (president of Zoodango).

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