The City of Renton is located only 11 miles (18km) southeast of Downtown Seattle. Its location is prime for people due to its close proximity to many top employers in Washington State including Boeing Company, Amazon, Starbucks, Paccar, Valley Medical Center, Renton School District, and many more.
Recreation: Renton offers many different kinds of recreational activities, including many different water actives on Lake Washington. Renton has over 29 parks and trails to hike and explore, including the ever popular Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park on Lake Washington. The 53-acre Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park was even rated by the Seattle Times as one of the top five parks in the Seattle Area for children. Other recreation facilities include Renton’s Recreation Division, which offers team sports and individual activities. Renton also offers an 18-hole golf course, a skate park, community center, a neighborhood center, senior center, two libraries, and a history museum.
Schools: Renton is served by both the Renton School District and Issaquah School District. These are two of the most highly acclaimed school districts in Washington State.