Redmond, Washington

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Redmond, Washington
City
Skyline of Redmond, Washington
Official seal of Redmond, Washington
Seal
Nickname(s): Bicycle Capital of the Northwest
Location of Redmond within King County and King County within Washington.
Location of Redmond within King County and King County within Washington.
Redmond, Washington is located in USA

Redmond, Washington
Redmond, Washington

Location in the United States

Coordinates: 47°40′10″N 122°7′26″WCoordinates: 47°40′10″N 122°7′26″W
Country United States
State Washington
County King
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor John Marchione
Area[1]
 • Total 16.94 sq mi (43.87 km2)
 • Land 16.28 sq mi (42.17 km2)
 • Water 0.66 sq mi (1.71 km2)
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 54,144
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 57,530
 • Density 3,325.8/sq mi (1,284.1/km2)
Demonym Redmonder
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 98053, 98052, 98073, (98000-98099)
Area code(s) 425
FIPS code 53-57535
GNIS feature ID 1533331[4]
Website www.redmond.gov

Redmond is a high tech enclave in King County, Washington, United States, located 16 miles (26 km) east of Seattle, within the Seattle metropolitan area. The population was 54,144 at the 2010 census,[5] up from 45,256 in 2000 census. Redmond is commonly recognized as the home of both Microsoft and Nintendo of America. With an annual bike race on city streets and the state’s only velodrome, Redmond is also known as the “Bicycle Capital of the Northwest”.[6][7]