Jewel of Pierce County
With over 30 chain saw sculptures, six beautiful parks, an urban forest of fir trees, and friendly, active neighborhoods, the City of Fircrest has earned its title as “The Jewel of Pierce County.” Tucked between the cities of Tacoma and University Place, residents enjoy a high quality of life filled with community celebrations, an active recreation department, and dedicated public servants.
Form of Government: Council-Manager
Class: Code 4
Population: 6,625 (2016 est)
Size: 1.6 Square Miles
The majority of Fircrest is located in the Tacoma School District, with some portions in the south served by the University Place School District.
- Whittier Elementary School serves Pre-K – 3rd graders
- brand new Wainwright Intermediate School serves 4th – 8th
- Henry Foss High School serves 9th – 12th
For further information:
US Representative District 10
Vision and Goals for the City