Neighborhoods

Seattle is known as a city of neighborhoods - in fact, there are more than 100 of them. Here we offer highlights about a handful of Seattle's diverse and vibrant neighborhoods.

For more Neighborhoods Information visit our Living in Seattle section or select from the following links:

Ballard BALLARD
Ballard is one of Seattle's oldest neighborhoods, with Scandinavian roots and strong ties with the marine industry.

Capitol Hill CAPITOL HILL
Capitol Hill is a densely populated urban neighborhood, close to downtown Seattle, and a major center for the city's LGBTQ and counterculture communities.

Downtown Seattle DOWNTOWN SEATTLE
Downtown is the commercial heart of Seattle, a gathering place for workers, shoppers, parade-goers, sports fans and tourists.

Fremont FREMONT
Cross the blue and orange drawbridge with its gaily lit neon sculptures and enter the Republic of Fremont, Center of the Universe.

International District CHINATOWN-INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT
As one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, Seattle's Chinatown-International District is rich with history and culture, serving as a cultural hub for Pan-Asian Americans.

West Seattle WEST SEATTLE
West Seattle is a hilly district west of the Duwamish River, made up of several neighborhoods, a beachfront, large parks and memorable views.