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: $387,100
Average Days on Market: 106


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$239,900

9505 Solberg Ct SE Yelm, WA 98597

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IDXCourtesy of: Olympia Real Estate
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$235,000

14828 99th Ave SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Better Properties Lacey
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16512 Rainier View Dr SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Realty PS
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$232,000

511 Coates Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Crescent Realty
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$229,950

9008 Mountain View Drive SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Carrier Capital Real Estate
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12603 Bald Hill Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Eastside
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$225,500

22639 Echowood Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere Peninsula Prop
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$225,000

18605 Tapaderos St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: City Realty, Inc.
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9918 Dragt St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Elite Properties
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17501 110th Ave SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Dove Realty, Inc.
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14811 Terra View St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Realty
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$200,000

8312 Aspen Place SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Caliber Real Estate

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