With a growing population that last ticked in at just over 10,000, the relatively new city of Newcastle, WA is one of Western Washington’s most desirable areas to live. In CNN Money’s 2011 report of the best places to live in the United States, Newcastle ranked in the top 20, and the city was mentioned in Money magazine’s 2013 report on the best small towns in America.
This growing King County community, incorporated as a city in 1994, has grown 36% in the past 14 years, and the preponderance of new developments is a testament to the community’s continued growth. New homes are found in developments including Laurel Ridge, Trails at Newcastle and the Reserve at Newcastle. With such rapid growth, new resources for residents and those interested in learning more about the city are popping up all the time. Below is a list of resources to find out the latest news and updates affecting the Newcastle, WA community:
Best Places: this website gives an in-depth overview of the cost of living, economy, crime and education statistics of Newcastle. If you want to learn more about the demographics of the city, use this resource.
City of Newcastle website: if you want the latest updates pertaining to city regulations, tax codes, laws and governance, this website is updated often by city staff.
Newcastle News: the only website dedicated totally to Newcastle, WA news, you’ll not only find updates on city council meetings, but school news, local sports information and community events posts.
The Golf Club at Newcastle: one of Newcastle’s multipurpose events spaces, the Golf Club at Newcastle isn’t just for avid golfers, but those interested in experiencing fine dining or planning a big event. The website offers information for individuals wanting to play a round on the course as well as those looking to plan something special at the venue.
Coal Creek YMCA: a community fixture, the Coal Creek YMCA offers a variety of programs for Newcastle residents of all ages, and is part of the YMCA of Greater Seattle.