Redmond Awards & Recognitions
#8 Best Place to Raise a Family in Washington – 2017

#1 Happiest Town in Washington 2015
#1 Best Place to Start a Business in Washington – 2015
2nd Best Small City to Start a Business in the US – 2015
American Trails National Trail Award for Trails and the Arts – 2015
Government Finance Officer Association’s Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting  2015
Tree City USA
Sponsored by the National Arborday Foundation
Coordinated through the Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Feet First’s Walkable Washington Innovation Award – 2014
Redmond Central Connector
Puget Sound Regional Council Vision 2040 Award – 2014
Redmond Central Connector
Governor’s Smart Communities Award – 2014
Redmond Central Connector
Washington Department of Transportation Best Special Project – 2014
Redmond Central Connector
Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling – 2014
King County
100 Best Communities for Young People – 2012
America’s Promise Alliance

Top 5 Safest Places by population in Washington State

One of the “Top 5 Places to Live in America“

Money Magazine

Home to the nation’s “Happiest Young Professionals”

Forbes Magazine

One of the “Best Places to Raise Your Kids”

The Sammamish River Trail in Redmond is One of the Best in the West
Sunset Magazine

Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly Community
League of American Bicyclists

“Vision Blueprint: Redmond’s Capital Investment Strategy, 2013-2030”
Governor’s Smart Communities Award