Bellevue ( / ˈbɛlvjuː / BEL-vew) is a city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, located across Lake Washington from Seattle. It is the third-largest city in the Seattle metropolitan area and has variously been characterized as a satellite city, a suburb, a boomburb, or an edge city.
7:00PM - 7:30PM @ Bellevue Square and Lincoln Square, Bellevue Way NE, between NE 4th and NE 8th Street November 26 Saturday Garden d'Lights 4:30PM - 9:30PM @ Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005 November 28 Monday City Council Regular Meeting 6:00PM - 10:00PM @ City Hall, Council Chambers (1E-126) Council Meetings
Welcome to Bellevue Washington! We're rooted in the resilient spirit of the Pacific Northwest and as such it is in our nature to enjoy the beauty and restorative power of the outdoors, the anticipation and excitement of world-changing ideas, and the sensory exploration of fashion, art and culturally inspired cuisine.
Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington, with an estimated population of 145,300 (2019). Bellevue is the high-tech and retail center of the Eastside, with more than 150,000 jobs and a downtown skyline of gleaming high-rises.
Visit Bellevue is a great resource for shopping, dining and cultural attractions throughout the city. The city offers a multitude of recreational opportunities at more than a hundred parks and trails as well as community centers with specialized offerings such a climbing walls, skate parks and ranger hikes.
Bellevue was created from some of the earliest land patents in Maryland, and draws its name from a 1795 mansion built in the area. Subdivisions began in the 1870s, but extensive residential building did not occur until the early 1940s. Bellevue is adjacent to a number of federal and city agency buildings. Contents 1 About the neighborhood