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King County, Washington

98033, 98034

"Making Kirkland the Place to Be"

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History & History-related items



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Kirkland is approximately 43,720 (1997), 48787 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 18,061 (1990), 22445 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kirkland is 27.724 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Kirkland is 11 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.612 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kirkland to Washington DC is 2463 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 56 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kirkland is positioned 47.68 degrees north of the equator and 122.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kirkland elevation is 14-500 feet above sea level.
Kirkland median income is $ 52,800 (1994).
Kirkland average annual precipitation is 34.1 inches peryear.
Kirkland average temperature is 53.3 degrees F.


on the shore of Lake Washington and close to Seattle. Nearby communities include, Seattle, Redmond and Bellevue
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Kirkland. The City of Kirkland was named after an English steel tycoon, Peter Kirk, who came to the area in the 1880s.
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The founding of Kirkland


The incorporation of Kirkland

1905 with a population of 400 at that time.

Kirkland City Government

City of Kirkland
123 Fifth Avenue
Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone: (425) 828-1100

Kirkland has a Council-Manager form of government Kirkland


The city of Kirkland population was:
1980 - 18,779
1990 - 40,052
1997 - 43,720

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