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  • Sitting in the south part of Lake Washington, Mercer Island is part of King County. The city occupies a land area of 13.11 square miles and according to the most recent census has a population of 22,699. Mercer Island was named after its founders who settled in the area in the mid-1870s. The East Channel bridge was originally built in 1928 to connect it to the rest of Washington, and over time two more bridges were added for access.

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6 Reasons to Live in Mercer Island, WA

  • Some beautiful homes are available! Mercer Island is known for having some of the most beautiful homes for sale in the entire state of Washington. Though you will sometimes notice a higher price in the area, you can still find many affordable homes around the E Shorewood Dr/88 Ave SE neighborhood. Additionally, Roanoke offers some great value homes with plenty of land and beautiful construction.
  • There are stunning apartments to find! If you are not quite ready to own, there are also rent to own options on the market. Should you prefer renting outright, there are plenty of apartments available on the market as well. Shorewood Heights is one popular apartment complex in the area and offers a pet friendly environment. For those seeking a more luxury feel, The Mercer is another great apartment complex to check out.
  • Go for a nice hike! Washington has some absolutely beautiful landscapes and no shortage of outdoor activities. On Mercer Island, that beauty is all focused in some of the best parks in the state. Having a house in Mercer Island gives you easy access to these views. Pioneer Park is a great place to picnic and then go exploring along some of the trails. If you simply want to get out and go for a hike, Ellis Pond also has great trails available.
  • Enjoy unique entertainment options! Mercer Island also is home to some more specialized and unique entertainment options not far from one's home. If you are into horseback riding or wish to learn, the Mercer Island Saddle Club is a great place to start. If you have an interest in the arts, Mercer Island Visual Arts League Gallery displays all forms of art from paintings to sculptures.
  • Taste the local cuisine! The city is also known for having some great neighborhood restaurants. Bennett's is an excellent choice if you are looking for some American style food. When you want a special treat, Tuscan Stone Wood Fired Pizza is always a good option.
  • Live the active lifestyle! There is no shortage of opportunity for residents to remain active in the city. Mercer Island CrossFit gives the community an organized way to stay in shape. If you want to work on your flexibility and balance, Yogabliss may be the place to go.