The county has a total area of 2,307 square miles, of which 2,116 square miles are land and 191 square miles (8.3%) are water, according to the United States Census Bureau.
The size of King County is almost double that of Rhode Island.
Mount Daniel, which is located at 7,959 feet above sea level, is the county’s highest peak.
King County is bordered to the north by Snohomish County, to the west by Kitsap County, to the east by Kittitas County, and to the south by Pierce County.
In the northeast, it also has a narrow boundary with Chelan County.
Vashon Island and Maury Island are located in King County in Puget Sound.
Washington, in the United States, is where King County is situated.
According to the 2020 census, the county has a population of 2,269,675, making it the most populated in Washington and the 13th most populous in the nation.
Seattle, the most populated city in the state, serves as the county seat.
The Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan statistical region includes King County as one of its three Washington counties.
(Snohomish County to the north and Pierce County to the south are the other two.)
The suburbs of Seattle are home to around two thirds of King County’s inhabitants.