10 fun facts about Seattle, Washington

10 fun facts about Seattle, Washington

Population rank in the US - 18th Population rank in Washington state - 1st

Population - around 749,250 (July 2022 estimate)

Seattle's skyline is considered one of the best in the country.

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (520 Bridge) in Seattle is the world's longest floating bridge.

The Space Needle observation tower in Seattle is 605 ft (184 m) tall.

Seattle is just 110 miles from the US-Canada international border.

On clear days, you can see Mount Rainier from Seattle. Mount Rainier (14,411 ft) is the tallet mountain in Washington state.

Popular sports teams

Seattle Seahawks (NFL), Seattle Mariners (MLB), Seattle Kraken (NHL), Seattle Sounders FC (MLS)


Summers are warm, short, and relatively dry Winters are cold, long, with increased precipitation

Tallest building

Columbia Center (933 ft/284 m) 

The Harbor Island in Seattle is one of the largest man-made islands in the world.

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