Where Is Seattle Located?


Quick Answer

Seattle is in the western half of the state of Washington between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington. Washington is the furthest northwest continental state in the United States, and Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest.

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Located in King County, Seattle's latitude is 47° 36' 23" N and its longitude is 122° 19' 50" W. It is further north than several eastern Canadian cities. Located at the junction of I-5, the westernmost interstate in the United States, and I-90, the northernmost interstate, it is just over 100 miles south of the Canadian border and 130 miles north of Rainier, Ore.

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