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Living in First Hill Seattle

First Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 9,294 residents.

First Hill has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Yesler Terrace, International District, Downtown, Pioneer Square, Capitol Hill, Central District and South Lake Union.

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Walk Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Ltd. Art Gallery

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Seattle University

Daily errands do not require a car in First Hill Seattle.

First Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in Seattle's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Pioneer Square and Belltown.

First Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare First Hill to other Seattle neighborhoods.

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Population

2 Pioneer Square 98 100 64 4,159
3 Belltown 97 97 80 14,163
4 First Hill 97 98 76 9,294
5 International District 97 100 68 3,396
6 Yesler Terrace 94 98 72 4,126

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 409 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in First Hill.

People in First Hill can walk to an average of 29 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Marination Station

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8 oz. Burger & Co

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thumbnail for Ltd. Art GalleryJanuary's gallery theme is StarWars. Very appropriately nerdy. Good art too.

Tony T.
on Ltd. Art Gallery

Transit Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find First Hill Seattle apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

First Hill has world-class public transportation and about 18 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from First Hill on public transit.

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First Hill has about 5 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Pronto.

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Trinity Parish Church

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Seattle University

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Pedestrian Problem

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The Chapel of St. Ignatius

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1400-1422 Broadway

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Stumptown

thumbnail for Trinity Parish ChurchRebuilt in 1902 after being consumed in the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, this church still holds its beautiful Gothic architecture and serves as a place to practice religion. #architecture #church #historicplace Photo: Trinity Parish Episcopal Church

Walk Score Team
on Trinity Parish Church

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Stumptown

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Cafe Presse

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Sorrento Hotel

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Stumptown

thumbnail for 8 oz. Burger & CoTasty food, great space, nice waitstaff, great happy hour deals, and a discount if you live nearby. Love it!

Jesse Kocher
on 8 oz. Burger & Co

thumbnail for Pike Street Fish FryTaco Tuesday at the fish fry means $2 fish tacos. So good!

Bo Borgerson
on Pike Street Fish Fry

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