University Place is a city that is located in Pierce County, Washington. According to the United States Census Bureau, this city had a population of approximately 31144 people as at the 2010 census. The city ranks 81st in terms of per capita income in the 522 ranked areas of Washington.
When the University of Puget Sound (Private Liberal Arts College) purchased a piece of land along the primary north-south route of Grandview Drive, it prompted the officials to name the place ‘University Place. That is how the city acquired its name in the 1800’s. The university wanted to build a new campus in the area but ended up selling back the land to the city. The city was officially incorporated on August 31st, 1995.
The city is currently suburban in character and mainly serves as both a business and residential area. The city has a total area of 8.56 square miles according to the United States Census Bureau. In this, 8.42 square miles is entirely covered by land while the remaining 0.14 square miles is covered by water. On the map, University Place is located at 47°13′10″N 122°32′30″W (47.219545, -122.541610).
The physical set up of this city makes it one of the most coveted tourist destinations in Washington. This is because it is the home of many parks such as the China Lake Park, Shoreline Park and the Titlow Park. In addition, the famous Tacoma Narrows Bridge is situated in this city and will offer fun-filled moments.
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