Sumner Real Estate Information
Sumner is one of several, relatively small cities found in the general area of Puget Sound and Tacoma in Washington State. Sumner is found in the central northern portion of Pierce County, which is one of the most populous counties in the entire state. Sumner is bordered by the cities of Puyallup, Auburn, and Enumclaw, and is just a short drive away from a number of other communities. Sumner encompasses a total of six and seven-tenths square miles, almost all of it land, and has a population of roughly eight thousand five hundred residents, giving the city a population density of slightly more than one thousand people per square mile. Sumner was even featured in an episode of MTV's “True Life”, and is the hometown of director Eddie Dew.
Sumner is home to a considerable amount of culturally and historically important sites, including the Ryan House, which offers the city's history museum and which is a part of the National Register of Historic Places. Sumner also boasts the Reuben Knoblauch Heritage Park, a commuter rail stop, and an annual Daffodil Parade, which also passes through Tacoma, Puyallup, and Orting. The educational needs of Sumner are met by a number of private and public institutions, including Liberty Ridge Elementary School, Daffodil Valley Elementary School, Sumner Senior High School, and the other buildings of the Sumner School District 320. Sumner isn't just about historical and cultural sites, it also offers a considerable number of recreational and socially interesting areas. Golf enthusiasts and amateurs alike can enjoy the Tapps Island Golf Course, the Sumner Meadows Golf Links, and several other courses throughout Pierce County. The whole family can enjoy the Summer Recreation Program, Meeker Mansion, and Wild Waves Theme Park. Some beautiful parks and green spaces in and around Sumner include Riverside County Park, the Foothills Trail, and Pioneer Park. Residents of Sumner can also make a short drive to Tacoma or a longer trek to Seattle in order to enjoy world class shopping, fine dining, and a considerable quantity of other urban attractions and activities.