With its population of 23,539 (2016 US Census), Tumwater has a rich, diverse tapestry of people while also maintaining its distinct small-town feel where rain and smiles are both abundant. Tumwater was founded in 1845 and is the oldest American settlement in Puget Sound. It’s strategic location conveniently based between Seattle and Portland has carried this community from its first settlers to currently being a vibrant destination for all who love the best of the Evergreen State. Hidden in the shadows of Mt. Rainier, Tumwater boasts the best of the Northwest in its scenic beauty and outdoor recreation.
Outdoor activities include nearby mountain climbing, skiing, hiking, biking, fishing, golfing shopping and much more. Its schools, multiple parks and recreation areas support a wide array of activities and lends itself to enjoying the temperate, and yes, sometimes rainy, climate.
Tumwater has something for age and stage. The Olympic Flight Museum, Washington Center for the Performing Arts and Wolf Haven International are just a few of the highlights. Likewise, the Olympia Air Show, Indpendence Day Parade, Artesian Family Festival, Screen on the Green, and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Festival are all fun activities for all to enjoy.
Quality education is important in Tumwater schools. The students thrive under the mission to provide “Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment.” This sought-after school district continues in earnest to provide quality education for all students.
There is an array of housing options including condos, apartments, single and multi-family homes, and senior living communities. With the array of recreational activities, shopping and dining this community is a great place to live, play and work.
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3217 80th Avenue SE Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,210 SqFt 2.200 Acres
6545 Turnberry Lane SE Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 3 Baths 3,014 SqFt 0.280 Acres
9130 Old Highway 99 SE Olympia, Washington
2 Beds 1 Baths 5.380 Acres
7946 Keanland Park Lane SE Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 3 Baths 3,965 SqFt 0.397 Acres
6504 PortStewart Lane SE Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,622 SqFt 0.258 Acres
8529 Marie Street SE Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 2 Baths 2.030 Acres
8315 Rhondo Street SW Olympia, Washington
4 Beds 3 Baths 4,139 SqFt 0.830 Acres
2429 Capitol Way S Olympia, Washington
4 Beds 2 Baths 2,170 SqFt 0.184 Acres
4129 Banbridge Loop SE Olympia, Washington
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,428 SqFt 0.202 Acres
6015 Alpine Drive SW Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,819 SqFt 4.770 Acres
2111 79th Avenue SE Tumwater, Washington
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,495 SqFt 0.190 Acres
6839 Munn Lake Drive SE Tumwater, Washington
5 Beds 5 Baths 3,636 SqFt 0.210 Acres
3235 Capitol Boulevard SW Tumwater, Washington
4 Beds 4 Baths 2,800 SqFt 0.230 Acres
11304 Nooksack Court SE Olympia, Washington
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,400 SqFt 1.233 Acres