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Welcome to Kirkland ...

The city of Kirkland is located on Puget Sound.

Kirkland is located in King County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kirkland has a population of 93,010 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Kirkland was established in 1886.

Kirkland is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Kirkland lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Kirkland: (425)

The ZIP code for Kirkland: 98033<4>

Websites for Kirkland ...

Official Website:   www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.kirklandchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kirkland had an population of 93,010 people. This is an increase of 90.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 106.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kirkland had a population of 48,787 people. This makes Kirkland the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Kirkland represents 0.73% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 48,787 people, the population of Kirkland increased 8.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 45,054 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kirkland.

Adding Kirkland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kirkland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kirkland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kirkland on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Kirkland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Kirkland - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Kentucky, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kirkland.

Communities near Kirkland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kirkland.

  • Seattle [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seattle
    • Seattle [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Kirkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 753,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seattle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seattle<6>
  • Renton [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Renton
    • Renton [King County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Kirkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renton<6>
  • Sammamish [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sammamish
    • Sammamish [King County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Kirkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,892 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sammamish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sammamish<6>
  • Shoreline [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline
    • Shoreline [King County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Kirkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,027 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shoreline<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burien [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burien
      • Burien [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Kirkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burien
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<6>
    • Edmonds [Snohomish County]
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      • Edmonds [Snohomish County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Kirkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 42,605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmonds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmonds<6>
    • Issaquah [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquah
      • Issaquah [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Kirkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Issaquah<6>
    • Lynnwood [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynnwood
      • Lynnwood [Snohomish County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Kirkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynnwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynnwood<6>
    • SeaTac [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for SeaTac
      • SeaTac [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Kirkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on SeaTac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for SeaTac<6>
    • Mercer Island [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer Island
      • Mercer Island [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Kirkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer Island

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kirkland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kirkland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kirkland. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kirkland.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kirkland. See our Newspapers Page for Kirkland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kirkland ...

Looking for more information about Kirkland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kirkland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kirkland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kirkland: www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including King, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kirkland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kirkland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kirkland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kirkland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kirkland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kirkland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KirklandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirkland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6807, Longitude: -122.1972    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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