Zip codes 98103, 98107, and 98117; Phinney Ridge in Seattle, WA. is located just on top of the hill north of Fremont and it separates Ballard and Green Lake; sometimes called "Phinney" by the locals. Phinney has a population of 11,690 and an area of roughly .84 Miles, this ridge is in the middle of it all; giving easy access to Ballard, Fremont and Green Lake. Phinney Ridge is named after Guy C. Phinney who was a well know real estate developer as well as being a lumber mill owner. Woodland park zoo can truly call the Phinney neighborhood home, because back in 1899 the city bought Mr. Phinney's estate using part of the land to build the zoo. Scattered throughout the community you will find restaurants, bars, and local shops. A must visit!