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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7041 Munson Drive SW Olympia, Washington
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,858 SqFt 9.877 Acres
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2 Beds 1 Baths 5.380 Acres
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3 Beds 5 Baths 3,718 SqFt 0.627 Acres
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3 Beds 3 Baths 2,819 SqFt 0.998 Acres
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11543 Waddell Creek Road SW Olympia, Washington
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4 Beds 5 Baths 3,922 SqFt 0.567 Acres
3815 Hoadly Street SE Tumwater, Washington
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,194 SqFt 0.269 Acres
3821 Hoadly Street SE Tumwater, Washington
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,194 SqFt 0.322 Acres
1812 Capitol Way S Olympia, Washington
4 Beds 3 Baths 3,359 SqFt 0.115 Acres
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3 Beds 3 Baths 2,892 SqFt 0.129 Acres
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3 Beds 3 Baths 2,892 SqFt 0.133 Acres
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