Bellevue is a beautiful city that is located in the Eastside area of King County, Washington. From the city of Seattle, Bellevue lies across Lake Washington. It is deemed as the third largest city in the Seattle metropolitan. As at 2016, the city had an estimated population of 141400 people.
As early as 1869, this city had been occupied by Aaron Mercer and William Meydenbauer who claimed homestead tracts. Over time, the area became populated and developers started trickling in large numbers. On March 21st, 1953, this city was incorporated as a third class city.
The city of Bellevue is located 47°36′N 122°12′W (47.5976, -122.1592). It has a total area of 36.47 square miles. This is according to the United States Census Bureau. Out of this area, 31.97 square miles is covered by land while the rest 4.50 square miles is covered by water. The city derives its name from a French term that means ‘Beautiful view’.
Tourism in Bellevue
As its name suggests, this is a hub of tourists. In favorable weather conditions, tourists in this city are able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Olympic and the Cascade Mountains. These can be viewed from the top of buildings in the city. In addition, Bellevue is the home of many fun-filled parks such as the Marymoor Park and the Bellevue Downtown Park. There is also the Museum of Flight that plane enthusiasts can visit.
Since its incorporation, this city has really grown over time. There exists tons of companies offering different services to the residents and business people in the city. Comcast Xfinity is one such company. Dubbed the Comcast Xfinity internet, this company provides affordable yet effective internet packages across Bellevue. They have also specialized in home security solutions, bundle cable TV as well as other phone voice services. This ensures that firms, tourists, and residents of this city get to enjoy all these packages at pocket-friendly prices.