Bonney Lake Real Estate Information

Bonney Lake is one of the many small cities situated in the western portion of Washington State. Bonney Island has a population of approximately nine thousand seven hundred residents according to the two thousand census, although more recent estimates of Bonney Lake’s population places that figure closer to ten thousand, with the number steadily increasing annually. Bonney Lake encompasses a total of slightly less than six square miles, and is situated in Pierce County – the same county as much of Puget Sound and a number of popular recreational destinations. Bonney Lake is located at an elevation of roughly six hundred feet, placing it on a plateau above the wooded flatlands below. The location of Bonney Lake gives it an extraordinary view of the region’s largest mountain and only volcano, Mount Rainier. Mount Rainier has an elevation of approximately fourteen thousand four hundred feet, making it the highest point on most of the West Coast.

Bonney Lake is home to a predominately upper-middle class socio-economic demographic, mostly due to the high cost of living in the area and the scenic beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Some of the most beautiful sights in the Bonney Lake region include forests of verdant green, crystal-blue lakes, and the reflections of majestic, snow-colored mountain peaks. Notable communities in Pierce County besides Bonney Lake include Puyallup, Buckley, Enumclaw, Sumner, and even Tacoma. Seattle is relatively nearby, ensuring that residents of the Bonney Lake area can enjoy both relative isolation and tranquility as well as big-city attractions such as shopping, fine dining, and clubbing.

A number of local businesses and community groups have coalesced into the Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce, which serves as a useful conglomerate of area interests and economic components. Bonney Lake offers a number of seasonal activities and cultural celebrations, including haunted houses, mazes, hay rides, and even pumpkin picking. Bonney Lake is within close proximity of the Enchanted Village and Wild Waves theme park and the Northwest Trek wildlife park. Other notable sites of interest near Bonney Lake include the Tapps Island Golf Course, the Emerald Downs horse races, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, and the White River Amphitheater