Zip codes 98103, and 98107; Fremont is located on the northern edge of the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Seattle, WA. just across the Fremont Bridge from Queen Anne. Fremont is known by some as The People's Republic of Fremont and has a population of 13,037 and takes up an area of about almost 1 mile. Fremont is a neighborhood with a history as a family-oriented, residential but working-class area filled with all types of writers, artists, musicians and entrepreneurs. It’s the self-proclaimed the “Center of the Universe” and features an off beat bohemian lifestyle. Fremont is a mecca for Seattle's most creative and peculiar people and businesses that certainly live up to the neighborhood’s unofficial motto “De Libertas Quirkas” (Freedom to be Peculiar).
The neighborhood is often recognized by its colorful public art: the Fremont Troll under the 99/Aurora Bridge; a seven-ton statue of Vladimir Lenin: a rocket built into the side of a building; and dinosaur topiaries that grace the canal between Fremont and Ballard.
Just at the north end of Fremont, along Phinney Ridge you will also find the Woodland Park Zoo, Just another one of the many family friendly treats that this area has to offer.