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Seattle metropolitan area
The Seattle metropolitan area includes the city of Seattle, Washington; King County, Washington; and several surrounding cities and counties in the Puget Sound area. According to the United States 2000 Census, the CMSA has a population of 3,554,760, making it the 13th largest United States metropolitan area.
As defined by the United States Census Bureau, the Seattle—Tacoma—Bremerton, WA consolidated metropolitan statistical area (CMSA) is made up of the following primary metropolitan statistical areas (PMSAs):
- Bremerton, WA PMSA
- Olympia, WA PMSA
- Seattle—Bellevue—Everett, WA PMSA
- Tacoma, WA PMSA
- Pierce County: south of Seattle
See also Greater Puget Sound for a roughly coterminous area.
Complete listings of the cities in the immediate area can be found in the county listings above. The following list is a subset of the full list:
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