Des Moines offers an excellent blend of quality homes, natural beauty, and business opportunity - all within minutes of the Seattle and Tacoma metropolitan areas. Our six miles of shoreline include public beaches, natural areas, waterfront parks, a 900-slip marina, fine dining, and a popular boardwalk. Des Moines neighborhoods offer housing of every type and price range-from waterfront mansions to affordable apartments. There are numerous commercial properties ready for redevelopment.
Highline School District is currently undertaking an ambitious plan to renovate most of the school buildings in and around Des Moines. The City is also home to Highline Community College, and a satellite campus for Central Washington University. Des Moines is easily accessible from Interstate 5, Pacific Highway South, and Sea-Tac International Airport. "The Waterland City" welcomes you to our community.