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Fremont, Seattle
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Fremont is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. Originally a separate city, it was annexed to Seattle in 1891, and is named after Fremont, Nebraska, the hometown of two of its founders Luther H. Griffith and Edward Blewett.GeographyIt is situated along the Fremont Cut of the Lake Washington Ship Canal to the north of Queen Anne, the east of Ballard, the south of Phinney Ridge, and the southwest of Wallingford. Its boundaries are not formally fixed, but they can be thought of as consisting of the Ship Canal to the south, Stone Way N. to the east, N. 50th Street to the north, and 8th Avenue N.W. to the west.The neighborhood's main thoroughfares are Fremont and Aurora Avenues N. (north- and southbound) and N. 46th, 45th, 36th, and 34th Streets (east- and westbound). The Aurora Bridge (George Washington Memorial Bridge) carries Aurora Avenue (State Route 99) over the Ship Canal to the top of Queen Anne Hill, and the Fremont Bridge carries Fremont Avenue over the canal to the hill's base. A major shopping district is centered on Fremont Avenue N. just north of the bridge.
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  • Fremont the suburb of Seattle known for the artistic feel has this huge Troll, built underneath the freeway. If you are paying a visit to Femont (well worth doing) don't miss the troll, but I wouldn't...  more »
  • Once a tourist attraction is definitely the place to see the sights and shops now but not a heck of a lot to visit the neighborhood. Fremont troll huh will look just like you! Several movies have also gotten a place
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  • If you are a tourist wanting something fun to do for a day, head over to Fremont and check out this neighborhood, north of downtown. About 20 mins by bus, and a very friendly, artsy neighborhood. Easy...  more »