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"Federal Way is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Federal Way is considered a bedroom community by some people that is located between Seattle and Tacoma. Its western boundary is Puget Sound. It is bordered by Des Moines on the north, Kent, Auburn, unincorporated King County, and Milton on the east and Tacoma and Fife on the south. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 83,259. The population estimates for 2005 are 85,800 making it Washington's 7th largest city.
Originally a logging settlement, the area was first called "Federal Way" in 1929, when Federal Way School District #210 was created. The name derived from U.S. Highway 99 (now Washington State Route 99 or Pacific Highway South), completed that decade, which ran through the area on its way from Everett and Seattle to Tacoma and Olympia. Federal Way High School was built, and about 20 years later, the name was adopted by the local Chamber of Commerce. The city incorporated on February 28, 1990." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Way,_Washington.
The flag can be seen on a photo in Waymarking website www.waymarking.com
Valentin Poposki, 27 June 2007