Located at the banks of the Nisqually River in Washington's prairie land, Yelm was the crossroads of Native American trails, later used by traders, eastern settlers and the Northern Pacific Railroad. The nearby Nisqually Tribal Reservation continues to be part of the town's culture.

Despite being close to both Olympia and Tacoma, Yelm maintains the feel of farmland and the prairie life. While many families have lived and worked in Yelm for generations, the city also continues to annex more property to accommodate growth. Residential development is underway.

Seventeen Miles east of Olympia and 25 south of Tacoma, Yelm's skyline is dominated by Mt. Rainier.

The farming economy, while still going, isn't dominant in Yelm's economy anymore. The city is developing growth in other business sectors, including retail, clean industry and tourism.

The success of the Yelm Industrial Park is an indication of the city's outlook. The city is also undergoing infrastructure changes to enhance its small-town feel, and its central retail district.

Yelm WA Real Estate


Community Listings

Average List Price: $383,338
Average Days on Market: 110


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$299,950

9960 Dain St SE Yelm, WA 98597

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IDXCourtesy of: Pres Group Realty
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$299,950

9985 Charles St Yelm, WA 98597

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IDXCourtesy of: Pres Group Realty
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14914 91st Ave SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Premier Real Estate Partners
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$299,000

15337 Chad Dr SE Yelm, WA 98597

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IDXCourtesy of: RE/MAX Country
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$298,500

15431 104th Wy SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: John L Scott Olympia
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$295,000

16330 Railway Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere RE Puyallup, Inc
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$294,500

18433 Hames St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Better Properties South Hill
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$290,000

16426 Field Ct SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: NRB Property Management LLC
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11948 Hobby St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Blue Summit Realty LLC
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$285,000

15210 Kayla St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Lumin Brokers
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$284,950

16422 Greenbrier St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Realty
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$280,000

10007 Dragt St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: John L. Scott/Yelm

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