RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Redmond, Washington

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WA
Communities

















Welcome to Redmond ...

The city of Redmond is located on Puget Sound.

Redmond is located in King County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Redmond has a population of 71,929 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Redmond was established in 1870.

Redmond is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Redmond: (425)

The ZIP code for Redmond: 98052<4>

Websites for Redmond ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Redmond had an population of 71,929 people. This is an increase of 32.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Redmond had a population of 54,144 people. This makes Redmond the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Redmond represents 0.81% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 54,144 people, the population of Redmond increased 19.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 45,256 people).

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

Adding Redmond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Redmond 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 Redmond was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Redmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Redmond - they are located in Colorado, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Redmond ...

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

  • Seattle [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seattle
    • Seattle [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Redmond
    • 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 Redmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renton<6>
  • Shoreline [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline
    • Shoreline [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Redmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,027 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shoreline<6>
  • Burien [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burien
    • Burien [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Redmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burien
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bothell [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bothell
      • Bothell [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Redmond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47,415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bothell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bothell<6>
    • Edmonds [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmonds
      • Edmonds [Snohomish County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Redmond
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Redmond
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Redmond
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Redmond
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Redmond
      • 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 Redmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Redmond.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Redmond. 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 Redmond.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redmond ...

Looking for more information about Redmond? 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 Redmond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Redmond.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Redmond: www.ci.redmond.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 Redmond.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Redmond - 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 Redmond). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Redmond 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Redmond) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Redmond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RedmondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6769, Longitude: -122.1277    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 21 Jun 2021