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Welcome to Kirkland ...
The city of Kirkland is located on Puget Sound.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kirkland has a population of 92,975 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 telephone 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 92,975 people. This is an increase of 90.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 106.36% 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.
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.
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.
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).
We also found Kirkland on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kirkland on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022