Tumwater, Washington is full of history.  Tumwater lays claim with Steilacoom to being the oldest settlements north of the Columbia River. Tumwater was incorporated in 1845 and has retained a strong sense of history since.  Nowhere is there a better place to experience our local history than at the Tumwater Historical Park.  Here, one can enjoy a quiet hike along the banks of the falls of the Deschutes River, best know as Tumwater Falls.  While here, be on the lookout for artesian wells and foundations of old lumber mills along the river bank.  

The former home of the Olympia Brewery is also located in Tumwater.  At one time, the Olympia Brewery was considered to be one of the largest breweries in the nation and could be seen in many Hollywood movies.  

A small town directly abutting Olympia, Tumwater maintains a small town atmosphere. The residents regard themselves as neighbors. Friday night high school football games are huge, and community events in general are always well supported.

 
Fall Colors Along the Deschutes River
 
Tumwater Falls

 

Distance to:                                            Handy Links:                                   Close By:

Ocean Shores - 75 miles                                               City of Tumwater                                                   Hiking

Mount Rainier National Park - 65 miles                         Tumwater School District                                      Boating

Olympic National Forest - 46 miles                                Olympia Farmers Market                                      Lakes

Seattle - 62 miles                                                           WA Performing Arts Center                        

Portland -114 miles                                                        Chamber of Commerce                                 

Vancouver BC - 203 miles                                             The Olympian

Spokane WA - 320 miles                                               Mix 96 FM

Joint Base Lewis-McChord - 21 miles                           Local Events

Skiing, Snowboarding -70 miles                                    Thurston Talk

Lucky Eagle Casino - 26 miles

Red Wind Casino - 14 miles

Little Creek Casino - 16 miles

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Tumwater Falls
Tumwater Falls
Olympia Marina

Community Listings

Average List Price: $442,174
Average Days on Market: 159


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$549,000

2141 79th Ave SE Tumwater, WA 98501

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Greene Realty Group LLC
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$520,000

3107 Dorchester Dr SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Coldwell Banker Evergreen
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821 Malcolm St SE Tumwater, WA 98501

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Greene Realty Group LLC
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$497,900

7632 Stagecoach Ct SE Tumwater, WA 98501

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Tacoma
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$480,000

6139 Kirsop Rd SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Lots and Land
IDXCourtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway Sound Rltrs
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$446,780

1831 79th Ave SE Tumwater, WA 98501

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Sound Advantage Realty
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$435,000

2234 79th Ave SE Tumwater, WA 98501

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Greene Realty Group LLC
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$424,950

3134 69th Lane SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Epic Realty
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$422,450

3104 68th Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Epic Realty
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$419,900

2613 70th Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Greene Realty Group LLC
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$412,000

1518 Rockcreek Lane SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Greene Realty Group LLC
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$405,000

711 83rd Ave SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Crescent Realty

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