Located on the shore of Lake Washington a stone’s throw from Seattle, Kirkland offers the conveniences of a big city with the personal feel of a small town. Kirkland prides itself on its strong sense of community, features unique neighborhoods and places a strong emphasis on maintaining a highly desirable quality of life for its residents. Kirkland takes great pride in its 13 neighborhoods, each of which possesses a distinct identity. Neighborhood Associations feature community members who take an active role in preserving their neighborhood’s character and style.
An Award-Winning City
In 2014 Money Magazine ranked Kirkland the 5th best place to live in the US. Kirkland has also been voted “Best City“ by 425 Magazine readers in 2012 and 2013 and named one of the Best Overall Neighborhoods by Seattle Magazine in 2008 and 2009.
When you get arrive in the Seattle region make your first stop be the Kirkland Downtown Association and Visitor Center at 440 Central Way, Kirkland, WA 98033, (425) 893-8766 for a warm welcome and information on your stay in the Kirkland and Seattle area.