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Kent Turns 125 Next Month

The City of Kent, WA plans to celebrate its birthday at various local events through the year, including the Kent International Festival, Fourth of July Splash, the summer concert series and more.

April 23rd, 2015

125

Break out the party hats and birthday cake! Kent, Washington turns 125 years old next month. The City of Kent was incorporated on May 28, 1890 with a population of 793. Since those early days of farming hops and lettuce, Kent is now home to 124,000 residents and has grown into a globally-connected city with a concentration in aerospace, high-tech manufacturing and warehousing. The City plans to celebrate its birthday at various local events through the year, including the Kent International Festival, Fourth of July Splash, the summer concert series and more. Visit the City’s anniversary page for updates on how the city plans to celebrate its quasquicentennial!



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