Mount Baker, Seattle

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Mount Baker

Mount Baker is a neighborhood in southeast Seattle. The neighborhood's name comes from the view of Mount Baker in Whatcom County, that is seen by looking north over Lake Washington. It is bounded by Lake Washington to the east, Interstate 90 and then Leschi to the north, Rainier Valley to the west, and Lakewood and Columbia City to the south. The neighborhood has a community club and a rowing team. It hosts Seattle's annual Seafair, which includes an airshow featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, hydroplane races, a fireworks show, and other festivities. Franklin High School serves this area.

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Northern Mount Baker (foreground) and I-90

Coordinates: 47°35′00″N 122°17′30″W / 47.58333°N 122.29167°W / 47.58333; -122.29167