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Burien Neighborhoods: Exploring Our City’s Past

Burien sits on the ancestral home of Coast Salish peoples and near a crossroads of trade and travel in the central Puget Sound basin. Within Burien, there are important landmarks that are celebrated in Coast Salish myths and legends. Generations of immigrants from across the globe have also shaped Burien’s history. Today, our city is a patchwork of 18 neighborhood areas, connected by vital transportation corridors, each an integral part of the fabric that makes up Burien.

Neighborhood map.
Neighborhoods within the city of Burien.
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