Cities in King County - Maple Valley and Black Diamond WA


Black Diamond is Located further south of maple valley.  Black diamond has  a  rural small town atmosphere it is an Old miner town.  At the turn of the century the town was a major exporter of coal in the region. The Pacific Coast Coal Company in Black Diamond became the largest coal mining operation on the West Coast. There are still Some historic buildings in their original locations.  You should go see it.  It is also home to the famous Black Diamond Bakery – where you can find a yummy baked treat or have a really good meal.   Black diamond is a very small town that is expanding rapidly and on the verge of growth There is a very large community being built within black diamond called Ten trails.

Maple Valley is is a newer community compared to Renton and Auburn.  It is located East of of Kent and Covington and about midway between Renton and Enumclaw. 
Maple Valley has won many awards for safest city in Washington and best town for families – you can find out more on their city website.  It is one of the fastest growing cities it is the 17th fastest growing city in the state.  Maple valley is  Served by Tahoma school district  which is  recognized for its excellence.  Some Fun things to do in Maple valley  are take a walk  around lake wilderness, golf at Lake wilderness course or Druids Glen Golf course 

Maple valley is well known for their maple valley days festival in June   Maple Valley and Black Diaomonds   median price range is $525,000  and they saw an average of 9.38% appreciationin 2019