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Welcome to Redmond ...

The city of Redmond is located on Puget Sound.

Redmond is located in King County<1>.

The community of Redmond was established in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Redmond has a population of 71,907 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Redmond lies within the (425) area code.

The ZIP code for Redmond: 98052<4>

Websites for Redmond ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Redmond had an population of 71,907 people. This is an increase of 32.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.89% 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 total 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 (which had a count of 45,256 people).

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

Communities Also Named Redmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Renton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Shoreline
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Burien
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Bothell
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Edmonds
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Issaquah
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Lynnwood
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • SeaTac
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Mercer Island
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer Island
    • Mercer Island is located in King County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,912 people

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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Redmond was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Redmond post office opened in 1883.

We also found Redmond in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Redmond.

The official website for Redmond:

The official website for King County:

The official website for State of Washington:

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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