Place:Beaux Arts Village, King, Washington, United States

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NameBeaux Arts Village
Alt namesBeaux Artssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS53001187
TypeTown
Coordinates47.586°N 122.202°W
Located inKing, Washington, United States
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Beaux Arts Village is a town located in the Eastside portion of the Seattle Metropolitan Area, an affluent region of King County, Washington, United States. It is the smallest municipal jurisdiction in the county, with a population of 299 as of the 2010 census and a land area of 0.1 sq mi. It has no town hall, so meetings of the Town Council and other such bodies take place in members' homes.

Based on per capita income, Beaux Arts Village ranks 7th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.

In the 2004 US presidential election, Beaux Arts Village cast 63.08% of its vote for Democrat John Kerry[1].

Beaux Arts Village currently contracts with the King County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services. For fire services, Beaux Arts Village contracts out to the Bellevue Fire Department. Deaths are handled through the King County Medical Examiner's Office.

History

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Beaux Arts Village was founded in 1908 as an artists' colony and named after the Western Academy of Beaux Arts to which its founders belonged. At the time, one could purchase membership in the Academy for $200. Today, membership in the Academy comes with home ownership.

Beaux Arts Village was incorporated in 1954.

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