Seattle, Washington, United States Information And Events

Seattle Washington, United States Information And Events
Also Known As:
Emerald City
Weather:
Location: Washington, United States
Official Website: http://www.seattle.gov/
Coordinates: 47.6097° N, 122.3331° W

Seattle Fun Facts

You can get to Seattle by air, train and/or bus:

  • You can take a plane and go to:
    • Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
  • You can take a train and go to:
    • King Street Station
  • You can take a bus and go to:
    • Everett Station

There were about 124,484 mortgages in Seattle in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sample list of famous people who were born in Seattle:

  • Rick Rydell ( Author, Guide, Writer and Commentator )
  • Chester Carlson ( Inventor, Physicist, Lawyer and Patent attorney )
  • Kenny G ( Musician, Songwriter, Composer, Record producer and Saxophonist )
  • Bob Bartlett ( Journalist and Politician )
  • Sanjaya Malakar ( Singer, Writer and TV Personality )
  • Arthur D. Levinson ( Businessperson )
  • Ann Reinking ( Actor, Ballet Choreographer and Dancer )
  • John Pelan ( Writer and Novelist )
  • Jay Inslee ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Jerry Lewis ( Politician and Insurance Broker )
  • Lynn Woolsey ( Politician, Professor and Businessperson )
  • Mary Maxwell Gates ( Businessperson, Teacher and Social activist )
  • Steven Hill ( Actor, Voice Actor and Real Estate Broker )
  • Rainn Wilson ( Comedian, Film Director, Actor, Writer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television Director, Art collector, Television producer and Voice Actor )
  • Erika Christensen ( Actor )
  • Jean Smart ( Actor and Voice Actor )
  • Ryan Stiles ( Comedian, Actor, Television Director and Voice Actor )
  • Gypsy Rose Lee ( Actor, Writer, Pin-up girl, Author, Artist, Playwright, Dancer, Screenwriter and Stripper )
  • Bill Gates ( Entrepreneur, Programmer, Businessperson, Investor and Software Architect )
  • Frank Murkowski ( Politician and Banker )
  • Gary Kildall ( Programmer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson and Computer Scientist )
  • Gregory C. Johnson ( Astronaut )
  • Richard F. Gordon, Jr. ( Astronaut )
  • Stephen S. Oswald ( Astronaut )
  • Paul Allen ( Programmer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Investor, Television producer, Film Producer and Inventor )
  • Ann Pennington ( Nude Glamour Model and Actor )
  • Diana Lee ( Nude Glamour Model and Actor )
  • Sharon Rogers ( Nude Glamour Model )
  • Janice Pennington ( Nude Glamour Model )
  • George Miller ( Comedian )
  • Doug Isaacson
  • Marcus Hahnemann ( Football player )
  • Keith Harvey Miller
  • Sean Ho ( Scientist and Computer Scientist )
  • Peter Hattrup
  • Robert E. Galer
  • John Hopcroft ( Computer Scientist )
  • Brandon Prideaux
  • Ryan Longwell ( American football player )
  • Karl Mecklenburg ( American football player )
  • Omare Lowe ( American football player )
  • Russ Francis ( American football player )
  • James Hasty ( American football player )
  • Corey Dillon ( American football player )
  • Eric Metcalf ( American football player )
  • Joey Thomas ( American football player )
  • Mike Utley ( American football player )
  • Demetrius DuBose ( American football player )
  • Steve Dils ( American football player )
  • Terry Metcalf ( American football player )

List of sports teams from Seattle:

  • Seattle Mariners ( Baseball )
  • Seattle Seahawks ( American football )
  • Seattle Supersonics ( Basketball )
  • Derby Liberation Front ( Roller derby )
  • Grave Danger ( Roller derby )
  • Sockit Wenches ( Roller derby )
  • Throttle Rockets ( Roller derby )
  • Seattle Sockeye ( Ultimate )
  • Seattle Metropolitans ( Ice Hockey )
  • Washington Huskies men's basketball ( Basketball )
  • Seattle Storm ( Basketball )
  • Seattle Sporting FC ( Football )

Seattle is about 369.20 square kilometers with a population of 620,778 in the year 2011.

Sample list of fictional characters born in Seattle:

  • Zack Martin ( from "The Suite Life Movie" )
  • Cody Martin ( from "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Sweet Suite Victory" )
  • Trish Wellington ( from "Harper's Island" )

Seattle is located in King County, Washington, United States of America.

Sample list of films shot in Seattle:

  • The Last Mimzy ( starring Joely Richardson as Jo Wilder, Timothy Hutton as David Wilder, Rhiannon Leigh Wryn as Emma Wilder )
  • Sleepless in Seattle ( starring Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin, Meg Ryan as Annie Reed, Bill Pullman as Walter )
  • Singles ( starring Bridget Fonda as Janet Livermore, Campbell Scott as Steve Dunne, Kyra Sedgwick as Linda Powell )
  • WarGames ( starring Matthew Broderick as David Lightman, Ally Sheedy as Jennifer Katherine Mack, John Wood as Dr. Stephen Falken )
  • Blood on the Flat Track
  • Boy Culture ( starring Patrick Bauchau as Gregory Talbot, Darryl Stephens as Andrew, Emily Brooke Hands as Lucy )
  • The Night Strangler ( starring Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak, Jo Ann Pflug as Louise Harper, Simon Oakland as Tony Vincenzo )

The unemployment rate of Seattle was 3.62% in the year 2008.

Sample list of fictional characters lived in Seattle:

  • Niles Crane ( from "Frasier" )
  • Martin Crane ( from "Frasier" )
  • Gil Chesterton ( from "Frasier" )
  • Frasier Crane ( from "Cheers" )
  • Daphne Moon ( from "Frasier" )

Sample list of famous events happened in Seattle:

  • Seattle International Film Festival
  • Battle of Seattle
  • NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
  • Great Seattle fire
  • NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament- West Regional Semifinals
  • Seattle Mardi Gras Riots
  • Anti-Chinese violence in Washington
  • OOPSLA 2002
  • California-Oregon 1960 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Game
  • Summer Goodwill Games
  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
  • Wah Mee massacre
  • Murder of Timothy Brenton
  • Capitol Hill massacre
  • Seattle WTO protests
  • SC2011
  • ZomBcon
  • Nebula Awards
  • Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party
  • Newbery Awards
  • National Film Festival for Talented Youth

Sample list of people who were the mayor of Seattle:

  • Ed Murray ( Current Mayor, from 01 Jan 2014 )
  • Michael McGinn ( Mayor, from 01 Jan 2010 to 01 Jan 2014 )
  • Greg Nickels ( Mayor, from 01 Jan 2002 to 01 Jan 2010 )

There were 258,635 households in Seattle in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

List of Seattle's nicknames:

  • Emerald City

Seattle's official website is http://www.seattle.gov/

There were 290,310 addresses in Seattle in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Population of Seattle was 620,778 in the year 2011.

Here are average temperatures and rainfall of Seattle by month ( based on last 5 years ) :

Min Temp (°C)Max Temp (°C)Rainfall (mm)
Jan28116
Feb310102
Mar41293
Apr61467
May91848
Jun122137
Jul132324
Aug142332
Sep122040
Oct81580
Nov511139
Dec38147

Seattle's geo-coordinates are 47.6097° N, 122.3331° W.

Seattle is in the Pacific Time Zone.

There were about 736 foreclosures in Seattle in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sample list of tourist attractions in Seattle:

  • Smith Tower
  • Space Needle
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Pike Place Market
  • Tillicum Village
  • Museum of Flight
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
  • Frye Art Museum
  • Henry Art Gallery
  • Woodland Park Zoo
  • Pacific Science Center
  • Experience Music Project Museum
  • Georgetown Steam Plant
  • Seattle Great Wheel
  • Nordic Heritage Museum
  • Garden of Remembrance

Sample list of newspapers published in Seattle:

  • The Seattle Times
  • Queen Anne & Magnolia News
  • The Stranger
  • Seattle Weekly
  • Seattle Gay News
  • The Daily of the University of Washington
  • Tablet
  • North American Post
  • Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
  • Seattle Chinese Post
  • The Argus
  • Helix
  • Christian Examiner

Microserfs is a book about Seattle

List of airports near Seattle:

  • Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
  • Boeing Field

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