Facts About Redmond
Redmond is also known as the “Bicycle Capital of the Northwest”.
Native Americans have lived in the Redmond area for about 10,000 years, based on artefacts discovered at the Redmond Town Center archaeological site and Marymoor Prehistoric Indian Site.
The population of Redmond is 65,558 as of 2019.
Redmond is located at 47°40′10″N 122°07′26″W.
Redmond sits on a plateau at the western edge of Oregon’s High Desert, at the intersection of U.S. Highway 97 and State Route 126.
Redmond has 47 public parks totalling over 1,351 acres (547 ha).
the city has a total area of 16.94 square miles (43.87 km2), of which 16.28 square miles (42.17 km2) are land and 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2) are water.
Redmond is 3,077 feet above sea level.
The highest recorded temperature was 111 °F (44 °C) on June 28, 2021. On average, the coolest month is January. The lowest recorded temperature was −7 °F (−22 °C) in January 1950.
The largest employer in the city by far is Microsoft, which moved its headquarters to Redmond in 1986.