Where is Seattle Located?

The given Seattle location map shows that Seattle is located in the north-west region of the United States and north-west part of Washington State.

Seattle Location Map

Where is Seattle Located?

Seattle is the northernmost major city on the mainland of the United States and the largest city of Washington State that situated nearby the narrow isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington.

Hence, it is the major sea port of the north-western United States and major economic, cultural, and educational center. Above all, historically, Seattle has been known for indie rock and hip hop music. Seattle is the fourth-largest port in North America.

Name of the city i.e. Seattle is given after Chief Sealth "Seattle" of the Duwamish and Suquamish native tribes. The city is located merely about 140 miles south of Vancouver city of British Columbia Canada.

Interestingly, in the past Seattle was known with the name of "Queen City"; however, in the present, the official nickname of the city is the “Emerald City. Seattle is also recognized as the "Gateway to Alaska", Rain City and Jet City. The inhabitants of Seattle are known as Seattleites.

Moreover, Seattle became the first 'climate neutral city' by setting the goal of reaching zero net per capita greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 as per the report of February 2010.

Interesting Facts about Seattle

Location of SeattleNorth-western Part of the United Sates & North-western region of Washington
Coordinates47°36′35″N 122°19′59″W
CountryUnited States
County of King
Seattle Founded in1851
Seattle NicknameEmerald City
Official slogans or mottosThe City of Flowers
Area of Seattle142.07 sq mi (367.97 km2)
Population of Seattle7.45 lakhs (2018)
Seattle metropolitan area's population3.98 million [15th-largest in the US]
IncorporatedDecember 2, 1869
Seattle Area code206
Seattle ClimateMarine
Seattle Sports Teamthe National Football League (NFL)'s Seattle Seahawks, Major League Baseball (MLB)'s Seattle Mariners, and Major League Soccer (MLS)'s Seattle Sounders, and the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Seattle Kraken
Seattle TimezoneUTC−8 (PST), Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
Seattle FIPS code53-63000
Seattle GNIS feature ID1512650
Seattle WebsiteSeattle.gov

Top Things to Do in Seattle

Top sights to visit in Seattle are:

Space NeedlePike Place Market FoundationMuseum of Pop Culture
Chihuly Garden and GlassSeattle CenterOlympic Sculpture Park
Seattle AquariumThe Gum WallWoodland Park Zoo
The Seattle Great WheelPacific Science CenterKerry Park
The Museum of FlightSeattle Art MuseumGas Works Park
Lake UnionDiscovery ParkFremont Troll
Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) LocksElliott BaySmith Tower
Alki BeachWashington Park Arboretum UW Seattle Children's Museum