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  1. Redmond, Washington. Redmond is a city in the state of Washington. According to the American census, the population in 2020 was 73,256 people. [1] Microsoft is located in Redmond.

  2. About Redmond. Redmond is the eighth most populous city in King County and the seventeenth most populous city in the State of Washington, with a residential population of approximately 77,490 in 2023 (Source: Office of Financial Management). It encompasses an area of over 17.14 square miles and is located less than 20 miles east of downtown ...

  3. Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, 15 miles (24 km) east of Seattle, of which it is often considered a suburb. Redmond is famous for being home to Microsoft Corporation, which has a large presence in the area. It is also home to Nintendo of America and numerous other companies.

  4. Mar 14, 2024 · Redmond, city, King county, northwestern Washington, U.S., on the Sammamish River 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Seattle. Founded in 1871 as an agricultural, fishing, and logging centre, it was first called Salmonberg after the abundant local fish. It was renamed for Luke McRedmond, a local farmer

  5. Oct 9, 2023 · The town slowly grew as new bridges across Lake Washington brought more people to the Eastside. Though still small, Redmond made its name in the region with traditions like Derby Days, which began ...

  6. In 1888, the year before Washington became a state, the Seattle Lake Shore & Eastern Railway arrived, and with it the success of Redmond’s timber was ensured. ... Redmond’s high-tech industrial growth began slowly in the 1970s, and by the millennium, the population had exploded to 43,610.

  7. View a map depicting some of the early history and historic site locations in the greater Redmond area (PDF). Read a brief overview of Redmond's history that begins in the late 1800's. You'll also find additional resources if you're looking for more details.

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