Puyallup City is located in Pierce County, Washington. The city is named after the Puyallup tribe of Native Americans. The name ‘Puyallup’ means ‘the generous people’. As of 2014, the city’s population was estimated to be at 38670 by the Washington State Office of Financial Management.
In 1830’s to 1840’s, the Native Americans that inhabited the Puyallup Valley were estimated to be 2000. European settlers arrived at the area in 1850’s. In 1877, a European by the name Ezra Meeker platted a townsite. He named it Puyallup after the indigenous communities that inhabited the area. The town was later incorporated in 1890, with the first mayor being Ezra Meeker.
Puyallup has a total area of 14.04 square miles according to the United States Census Bureau. Out of this, 13.93 square miles is occupied by land while the rest 0.1 square miles is occupied by water.(Puyallup River Estuary). This city is located at 47°10′33″N 122°17′37″W (47.1757,-122.2936).
The city of Puyallup is easy to access and this makes it a perfect destination for many visitors. The Washington State Fair is located in Puyallup and attracts approximately 1 million people each year. There are other tones of attraction sites in this city. For instance, there are many parks like the Pioneer Park, Loyalty Park, Lake Tapps Park, Victor Falls City Park and the Clark’s Creek Park. These are loaded with fun-filled activities while at the same time offering an unmatched level of relaxation. The Carbon River also offers a perfect opportunity for hiking and camping. For scholars, the Puyallup Public Library is readily available.
The city is the hub of many service-offering companies. One that stands out is the Comcast Xfinity. Xfinity internet from this company delivers fast WI-FI services to both homes and businesses in Puyallup. For instance, Comcast gives you speeds of up to 1000 Mbps. This simply means that you could literally do everything with this internet-stream movies and TV shows as well as have the globe at your fingertips. They also offer efficient home security services. I addition, their affordable phone voice services give you unlimited talk time throughout the country. This makes this company the crème de la crème in this field.