• Newcomers Guide

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    Welcome to Bellevue! Known as a “City in a Park” because of its many parks and trails, Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington. The Eastside city spans 33 square miles from Lake Washington to Lake Sammamish. story map

    As part of the Innovation Triangle, Bellevue is the Eastside's high-tech and retail center with gleaming high-rises downtown, a diverse population of approximately 140,000 and schools consistently rated among the best in the country.

    The newcomers guide is also available in print, in six languages.