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Genesee is a neighborhood on the southwest side of Seattle, Washington, less than a 15-minute drive from the downtown area. This community is bounded by Southwest Charlestown Street on the north; 51st and 52nd Avenues on the west; Fauntleroy Way Southwest and the West Seattle Bridge on the east; and Southwest Andover Street and Southwest Edmunds Street on the south. It surrounds the Junction community. Part of King County, Genesee is in the 98116 zip code.
In total, this community spans more than one square mile and is home to nearly 5,500 residents. It is largely residential, consisting of tight rows of single-family homes. Residents enjoy scenic views of the nearby bay and easy access to outdoor recreation options and entertainment. Ercolini Park is a small park within neighborhood bounds, and several commercial offerings can also be found here, including popular restaurants and pubs. A small retail center is situated just outside of Genesee’s bounds, offering a grocery store and several additional dining options.
Residents of Genesee are within walking distance of several area parks, including Schmitz Park, Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, and the West Seattle Recreation Center. West Seattle Stadium, a golf course, a local YMCA, and Delridge Playfield can also be found in this area. Puget Park, the largest greenway in Seattle, is also just a short drive away. This forested land is home to a variety of wildlife, including hawks, bald eagles, fox, and red-legged frogs.
Additional attractions within a few miles of Genesee include the Seattle Community College, Boeing Field – King County International Airport, VA Puget Sound, the Jefferson Park Golf Course.