About This Place
Lakewood is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 58,163 at the 2010 census.
Lakewood was officially incorporated on February 28, 1996. Historical names include Lakewood Center and Lakes District (this name was used by the U.S. Census in the 1970 and 1980 Census). Lakewood is a major suburb of Tacoma and is home to Western State Hospital, a regional state psychiatric hospital.
Lakewood is located at 47°9′50″N 122°31′34″W / 47.16389°N 122.52611°W / 47.16389; -122.52611 (47.163920, -122.526008).