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The Emerald City
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The Washington state capital is Olympia.

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98101, 98102, 98103, 98104, 98105, 98106, 98107, 98109, 98112, 98115, 98116, 98117, 98118, 98119, 98121, 98122, 98125, 98126, 98133, 98134, 98136, 98144, 98177, 98199

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Seattle is approximately 539,700 (1998), 608660 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 249,032 (1990), 283510 (2010).

The amount of land area in Seattle is 217.284 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Seattle is 84 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 152.018 sq kilometers.
The distance from Seattle to Washington DC is 2470 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
Seattle is positioned 47.62 degrees north of the equator and 122.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Seattle elevation is 14 feet above sea level.
The Seattle city flower is the Dahlia.
The city bird is the Great Blue Heron.
Seattle median income is $38,000 (1994).

Seattle miscellany.

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Seattle location: on Puget sound, 113 miles south of the US-Canadian border

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Seattle is moderate with mild winters and cool summers.
The weather in Seattle is seasonal. Here is a weather page for the Seattle area. Here is another Seattle Weather Information page
Seattle average annual precipitation is 34.10 inches per year.
Seattle average temperature is 53.2 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 46.4 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 60.0 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 41.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 51.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 65.6 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 54.4 degrees F.

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History & History Related Items

Seattle history:

The historic places tour

Seattle is the oldest city in King County. It was once known as the Queen City of the Pacific Northwest (official from 1869 - 1982)
The settling of Seattle: 1851
The incorporation date of Seattle: 1865

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Seattle attractions:

The Sea-Tac International Airport

Local area Sports Teams:
The Seattle Mariners baseball
The Seattle Supersonics basketball
The Seattle Supersonics (unofficial page)
The Seattle Seahawks (unofficial page) football
The Seattle Thunderbirds ice hockey
The University of Washington Husky Sports page

Things to see & do in Seattle: A ride on a Washington State Ferry, Bicycling and Horse Drawn Carriages, Historic Pioneer Square, Close to Kingdome Arena, Seattle Restaurants and Nightlife, Shopping and Art Galleries, Waterfront Seattle Aquarium, Federal and County Offices and Courthouse Building

See pictures of some of Seattle's attractions

Virtual Tour of Seattle.

"Washington Outdoors"
A photographic exploration of the outdoors in western Washington including the Olympic Mountains, Mt Rainier, Mt Adams, and Mt St Helens.

Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle, WA 98108-4097
Phone: 206-764-5720

Home of the largest Cowboy Hat and Boots in the World. This 1954 attraction was relocated to Oxbox Park in 2004. See historical events for more information.

See photos of Seattle and the area

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Seattle economy: The city is a major center for advanced technology such as: computer software, electronics, medical equipment and environmental engineering. Two of its largest employers are Boeing and Microsoft. More information on this subject may be obtained from the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development.
Phone: (206) 684-8090

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