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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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  • August 13, 2017
    There are so many things to see in Fremont it is worth an Uber ride and a few hours to stroll around. Sunday is public market day and there is so much more to see in just the few blocks that make up t...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Fremont is one of those places one says, I'm glad I went. Walking the streets and taking in the unique culture is fun. The troll, however, is the highlight. It ipitmises the Fremont culture. If you ar...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Fremont is quiet and laid back with a few interesting but not amazing spots, there is a online walking guide, cafes and shops along the way. We did a loop as far as Theo's chocolate and the rocket, th...  more »

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