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Facts About Kirkland

10 Interesting Facts About Kirkland

Facts About Kirkland

  1. Kirkland is bordered to the west by Lake Washington, to the east by Redmond, to the south by Bellevue, and to the north by Kenmore, Woodinville, and Bothell.
  2. The city has a total area of 17.83 square miles, of which 17.818 square miles are land and 0.012 square miles is water.
  3. The highest temperature was recorded as 109 °F (42.8 °C) on June 28, 2021. The lowest temperature was recorded as −5 °F (−20.6 °C) in January 1950.
  4. Costco previously had its headquarters in Kirkland. While Costco is now headquartered in Issaquah, the city is the namesake of its “Kirkland Signature” store brand.
  5. Kirkland is located at 47°41′9″N 122°11′30″W (47.685821, -122.191729).
  6. Kirkland has a council-manager form of government, with a city manager hired by the city council.
  7. Kirkland has one sister city – Emmerich, Germany.
  8. The city of Kirkland was founded in 1888.
  9. The top employers in the city are: Evergreen Healthcare, Google, Inc., City of Kirkland, Tableau Software, Kenworth Truck Co, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems, GoDaddy.com, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Servicenow & Friend of Youth.
  10. Kirkland FC is an amateur soccer club in the Western Washington Premier League, which began play in 2018. They are referred to as the Goats.

 

Facts About Kirkland
Interesting Facts About Kirkland