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About Tacoma
With a population approaching 200,000, Tacoma is the third-largest city in Washington State and the urban core of Pierce County. Affectionately nicknamed “T-Town,” Tacoma has stayed true to its working-class roots and is known for its unpretentious vibe and genuine community spirit. Locals enjoy Tacoma’s relaxed pace of life while still experiencing its urban amenities and services.

Tacoma is a city known for its beautiful parks and outdoor spaces. One of the city’s gems is Point Defiance Park with its 700 acres of nature trails, beaches and popular Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

You can enjoy cultural exhibits at several downtown museums such as the Museum of Glass, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Washington State History Museum and LeMay - America's Car Museum.

Performing arts are abundant at the Broadsay Center for the Performing Arts, and at jazz clubs, piano bars, cafés and restaurants throughout the city. Smaller local venues such as the Tacoma Little Theatre and Tacoma Musical Playhouse provide options for a great night out in the neighborhoods.

Industrial activity and opportunity abounds in the Port of Tacoma and Nalley Valley, where available land, convenient transportation access, affordable utilities and a skilled workforce lay the foundations for success.

Utilities
  • Water / Sewer / Electricity
    • City of Tacoma
      • Ph: (253) 299-5546
  • Natural Gas
    • Puget Sound Energy
      • Ph: (888) 225-5773
  • Garbage / Recycling
    • City of Tacoma
      • Ph: (253) 573-2468
  • Cable / Phone / Internet
    • Click!
      • Ph: (253) 502-8813
    • CenturyLink
      • Ph: (866) 642-0444
    • DISH Network
      • Ph: (800) 823-4929
    • Comcast
      • Ph: (800) 266-2278
    • AT&T
      • Ph: (877) 824-2288

Contact Us

Economic Development Department

950 Pacific Ave.
Suite 720
Tacoma, WA 98402

Ph: (253) 798-6150
Fx: (253) 798-6389

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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