Kirkland, Washington is located about 5 miles East of Seattle across Lake Washington and 5 Miles North of Bellevue. Kirkland has a boutique like feel to it with a large concentration of art galleries located in it's downtown area. Kirkland lies along the Lake Washington waterfront, and attracts many visitors each year.
Kirkland is home to the original Costco location, as Costco has so aptly named many of its products "Kirkland Signature". Notable companies in the Kirkland area include Google, Clearwire, and FileNet. Kirkland has large Marina, and many waterfront front parks. Kirkland is also home of the Seattle Seahawks training facility.