Community of Lakewood
Lakewood, WA has a population of just under 60,000 people within its city limits booarding the historic city of Steilacoom, University Place, as well as, Tacoma, the major employment and commercial center for Pierce County. Lakewood's proximity to JBLM makes it one of the most popular residential communities for military and related individuals and families. In addition, easy access to Seattle and Tacoma provides an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy major league sports, a rich cultural scene, and world-class shopping & restaurants.
Lakewood boasts a myriad of outdoor recreational activities including many local lakes making the area a paradise for fishing, boating or simply enjoying natural surroundings and wildlife. Golfers enjoy several courses to include Oakbrook Golf Club, Tacoma Golf and Country Club and Meadow Park Golf Course.