Des Moines, Washington, offers an excellent blend of quality homes, natural beauty and business opportunity — all within minutes of the Seattle and Tacoma metropolitan areas. Our six miles of shoreline include public beaches, natural areas, waterfront parks, a 900- slip marina, fine dining and a popular boardwalk.
Des Moines neighborhoods offer housing of every type and price range – from waterfront mansions to affordable apartments. The city is also home to Highline Community College and a future satellite campus for Central Washington University. The city is easily accessible from Interstate 5, Pacific Highway South and the Sea-Tac International Airport. “The Waterland City” welcomes you to our community.
Download the Des Moines Community Profile for a brief history, neighborhoods, list of schools, parks, restaurants, utilities and emergency phone numbers. (PDF)