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98052, 98053

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The population of Redmond is approximately 46,040 (2002), 54144 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,972 (1990), 22550 (2010).

The amount of land area in Redmond is 37.395 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Redmond is 16.64 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.742 sq kilometers.
The distance from Redmond to Washington DC is 2459 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Redmond is positioned 47.67 degrees north of the equator and 122.11 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Redmond elevation is 50 feet above sea level.
Redmond median income is $71,080 (1999).

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Redmond location: about fifteen miles east of the Seattle area in northwestern Washington. It is at the north end of Lake Sammamish. Here is a map page for the area.

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Climate & Weather

Redmond average annual precipitation is 35.50 inches per year.
Redmond average temperature is 52.8 degrees F.
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Redmond history:

Here is a history link for Redmond. Also, check this history page for Redmond from the city of Redmond.

Redmond was named by Luke McRedmond who filed for a land patent for 32.4 acres of land on 9 September 1870. When he came to the area, he and his older sons build a cabin for the family which would come later. The local Indians living nearby had called the area Squak. Squak Slough was laternamed the Sammamish River. Redmond was also previously known as Salmonberg for the many dog salmon in the river.
The incorporation date of Redmond: December 31, 1912

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Redmond attractions:

Redmond is well-known as the home of Microsoft and Nintendo among other large companies.

Marymoor Museum
P.O. Box 162
Redmond, WA 98073
Phone: 425-885-3684

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Economy & Industry

Redmond economy: Dominated by high-tech industry and manufacturing, though retail businesses have increased in recent years.
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