Lakewood is a city that is located in Pierce County, Washington state. It is a middle-range town that had a population of approximately 58163 in the 2010 census. This beautiful city has several lakes within its limits making it unique yet serene.
This city had previously been referred to as Tacoma, Lakewood Centre, and Lakes District. For instance, Lake District was used in reference to this city in the 1990’s census. Lakewood boasts of being the second largest city in Pierce County after Seattle. The city became officially incorporated in February 1996.
This city has a total area of 18.95 square miles. Out of these, 17.17 is fully occupied by land while the rest 1.78 square miles is covered by water. The many lakes that make this city unique include the American Lake, Gravelly Lake, Lake Steilacoom, Lake Louise and the Waughop Lake. There also exist a number of creeks that flow through this city, adding to its beauty. On the map, the city is located at 47°10′N 122°32′W (47.164, -122.526). The heavy presence of military bases in the area has boosted its economy in a great way.
Due to its natural yet unique water endowment, this city is a stunner when it comes to tourism. There are numerous points of interest that cement its place in the realms of tourism. Such points include the Mc Neil Island, Eagle Island State Park, Lakewood Gardens, Wapato Park, American Lake and the Sunnyside Beach Park.
In the wake of the internet revolution, a company that has made its mark in this city is the Comcast Xfinity. Offering the fastest internet according to speedtest.net, this company seeks to ensure that businesses, residents and tourists alike in this city enjoy optimally. They offer a wide array of affordable packages that include the home security service, bundle cable TV for all your watching needs and the phone voice package that takes care of your call/text obligations in the country. The unique thing is that all these packages come are consumer driven. For instance, the voice package allows you to talk and text unlimitedly throughout the country.