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: $392,835
Average Days on Market: 82


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$520,000

407 Longmire St NW Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere Real Estate Yelm
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$503,950

12019 Maxvale Hill Ct SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Northwest Home Team Realty
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14526 Lindsay Lp SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Blue Summit Realty LLC
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12027 Maxvale Hill Ct SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Northwest Home Team Realty
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$499,900

14626 Rocky Blue Acres Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: RE/MAX Northwest Realtors
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$499,900

14844 129th Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere Real Estate Yelm
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12610 Gilling Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: My Home Group
PENDING
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14035 Rainier View Lane Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Neil Walter Company
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15741 Lawrence Place SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Yelm Real Estate
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$485,000

14718 Rocky Blue Acres Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: RE/MAX Northwest Realtors
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$472,950

14346 Vail Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Realty
CONTINGENT
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$469,000

12840 State Route 507 Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: City Realty, Inc.

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