Redmond, Washington

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Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located 16 mi east of Seattle.wikipedia
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Microsoft

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Redmond is commonly recognized as the home of Microsoft and Nintendo of America.
Microsoft Corporation (MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

Marymoor Prehistoric Indian Site

Native Americans have lived in the Redmond area for over 10,000 years, based on artifacts discovered at the Redmond Town Center archaeological site and Marymoor Prehistoric Indian Site.
The Marymoor Prehistoric Indian Site is the site of an archaeological dig in Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington.

East Redmond, Washington

East Redmond
From 1956 to 1965, Redmond was bordered by the town of East Redmond, which was formed by rural homeowners and later dissolved by the Washington Supreme Court.
The town, then located to the east of Redmond in the Seattle metropolitan area, was formed as a result of a land use dispute between neighbors.

Washington State Route 520

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During rush hour it can take upwards of 2 hours to travel from the beginning of SR-520 at Avondale Road to Downtown Seattle, a mere 18 mi away.
It runs 13 mi from Seattle in the west to Redmond in the east.

East Link Extension

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These problems are being mitigated by the expansion of SR-520 and the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, as well as the planned light rail service via the East Link Extension from Seattle to Redmond to open in 2023.
It will be part of Sound Transit's Link light rail system, running 14 mi from west to east and serving 10 stations in Downtown Seattle, Mercer Island, Bellevue, and Redmond.

Redmond Town Center

Redmond underwent a commercial boom during the 1990s, culminating in 1997 with the opening of Redmond Town Center, a major regional shopping center on the site of a long-defunct golf course.
Redmond Town Center is a mixed-use development located in downtown Redmond, Washington.

Washington (state)

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Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located 16 mi east of Seattle.
Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond, which are all within King County, have sizable Chinese communities (including Taiwanese), as well as significant Indian and Japanese communities.

Seattle

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Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located 16 mi east of Seattle. Microsoft has over 40,000 blue badge FTEs (full-time employee), 45,000 orange badge contractors (as of June 2012, there are over 94,000 workers, and over half are contractors), and more than 8 million square feet (750,000 square meters) of office space in the Seattle area Eastside region, primarily in Redmond, with additional offices in Bellevue and Issaquah (90,000 employees worldwide).
Microsoft (#28) is located in Redmond.

Sammamish River

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Luke McRedmond filed a Homestead Act claim for land next to the Sammamish Slough on September 9, 1870, and the following year Warren Perrigo took up land adjacent to him.
Along its course, the Sammamish River flows through Redmond, Woodinville, Bothell, and Kenmore.

King County, Washington

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Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located 16 mi east of Seattle.
In the 2005 County Executive race, Republican David Irons beat Democrat Ron Sims outside of Seattle (which voted 74% for Sims), but in 2004, John Kerry received landslide victories in much of the Bellevue and Redmond areas.

WildTangent

Other companies with headquarters in Redmond include Nintendo of America, Genie Industries, Physio-Control, Visible.net, WildTangent, Solstice and Data I/O.
WildTangent is a Redmond, Washington based game network, privately held in the United States that powers game services for several PC manufacturers including Dell and HP. Collectively, WildTangent’s owned and operated service reaches over 20 million monthly players in the United States and Europe with a catalog of more than 1000 games from nearly 100 developers.

Eastside (King County, Washington)

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Microsoft has over 40,000 blue badge FTEs (full-time employee), 45,000 orange badge contractors (as of June 2012, there are over 94,000 workers, and over half are contractors), and more than 8 million square feet (750,000 square meters) of office space in the Seattle area Eastside region, primarily in Redmond, with additional offices in Bellevue and Issaquah (90,000 employees worldwide).
The most common definitions of the Eastside include the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish, Issaquah, Newcastle, and Mercer Island.

Data I/O

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Other companies with headquarters in Redmond include Nintendo of America, Genie Industries, Physio-Control, Visible.net, WildTangent, Solstice and Data I/O.
The company is headquartered in Redmond, Washington with sales and engineering offices in multiple countries.

Issaquah, Washington

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Microsoft has over 40,000 blue badge FTEs (full-time employee), 45,000 orange badge contractors (as of June 2012, there are over 94,000 workers, and over half are contractors), and more than 8 million square feet (750,000 square meters) of office space in the Seattle area Eastside region, primarily in Redmond, with additional offices in Bellevue and Issaquah (90,000 employees worldwide).
Microsoft and other technological industries moved into Redmond, Washington and other cities in the area, and later established operations in Issaquah itself.

Bellevue, Washington

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Microsoft has over 40,000 blue badge FTEs (full-time employee), 45,000 orange badge contractors (as of June 2012, there are over 94,000 workers, and over half are contractors), and more than 8 million square feet (750,000 square meters) of office space in the Seattle area Eastside region, primarily in Redmond, with additional offices in Bellevue and Issaquah (90,000 employees worldwide). Redmond is bordered by Kirkland to the west, Bellevue to the southwest, and Sammamish to the southeast.
The city's long-term plans include the Bel-Red Corridor Project, a large-scale planning effort to encourage the redevelopment of a large northern section of the city bordering the adjacent town of Redmond which is a major employment area in the city.

Lake Sammamish

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The city's urban downtown lies just north of Lake Sammamish; residential areas lie north and west of the lake.
It lies east of Lake Washington and west of the Sammamish Plateau, and stretches from Issaquah in the south to Redmond in the north.

Aerojet

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Aerojet was an American rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer based primarily in Rancho Cordova, California, with divisions in Redmond, Washington, Orange and Gainesville in Virginia, and Camden, Arkansas.

Kirkland, Washington

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Redmond is bordered by Kirkland to the west, Bellevue to the southwest, and Sammamish to the southeast. Redmond is part of the Lake Washington School District, which also encompasses Kirkland, and parts of Sammamish and Woodinville.
It is bordered to the west by Lake Washington, to the east by Redmond, to the south by Bellevue, and to the north by Kenmore, Woodinville, and Bothell.

Nintendo

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Redmond is commonly recognized as the home of Microsoft and Nintendo of America. Other companies with headquarters in Redmond include Nintendo of America, Genie Industries, Physio-Control, Visible.net, WildTangent, Solstice and Data I/O.
Nintendo's North American subsidiary is based in Redmond, Washington.

Lake Washington School District

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Redmond is part of the Lake Washington School District, which also encompasses Kirkland, and parts of Sammamish and Woodinville.
The district serves the communities of Kirkland, Redmond, north Sammamish, and southern parts of Bothell and Woodinville.

Sammamish, Washington

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Redmond is bordered by Kirkland to the west, Bellevue to the southwest, and Sammamish to the southeast. Redmond is part of the Lake Washington School District, which also encompasses Kirkland, and parts of Sammamish and Woodinville.
They connect to State Route 202 to the north, providing access to Redmond, and Interstate 90 to the south in Issaquah.

Marymoor Park

The largest park within the city is not owned by the city – it is King County's 560 acre Marymoor Park, one of the most popular in King County.
Marymoor Park, located on the north end of Lake Sammamish in Redmond, Washington, is King County's largest, oldest, and most popular park, with more than 3 million annual visitors coming to roam its 640 acre.

Genie (Terex)

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Other companies with headquarters in Redmond include Nintendo of America, Genie Industries, Physio-Control, Visible.net, WildTangent, Solstice and Data I/O.
Genie operates in locations worldwide, headquartered in Redmond, Washington, United States.

Redmond High School (Washington)

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The public schools in Redmond include ten elementary schools (Alcott, Audubon, Dickinson, Einstein, Mann, Redmond, Rockwell, Rosa Parks, Rush and Wilder), three middle schools (Redmond Middle, Evergreen Middle, Rose Hill Middle), and two high schools (Redmond High School, Nikola Tesla STEM High School (choice)).
Redmond High School (RHS) is a four-year public high school located in Redmond, Washington, one of four high schools in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD).

The Bear Creek School

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Three private schools offer secondary education: The Overlake School (secular), The Bear Creek School (Christian – primary and secondary), and the Conservatory High School (for performing arts students).
The Bear Creek School is a preschool through grade twelve private school in Redmond, Washington.