Spanaway is a
medium-sized town with a population of nearly 30,000 people. It is the 40th
largest community in Washington. It borders Joint Base Lewis-McChord and is a
popular community for the military. The large Spanaway Lake Park with a
championship 18 hole golf course is a recreational highlight. Tacoma is 10
miles to the north and Seattle is within one hour. Mount Rainier National Park
is within 45 minutes. Spanaway is among the most affordable locations in Pierce
County for housing.