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: $378,147
Average Days on Market: 137


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$237,000

1109 Rhoton Ct NW Yelm, WA 98597

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$4,995,000

14241 Lazelle Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Yelm Real Estate
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$1,700,000

17002 Railway Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: John L. Scott/Yelm
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$1,475,000

13530 Solberg Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: JohnSRealty
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$795,000

14440 Mountain Vista Dr SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Tacoma
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$750,000

14847 Rocky Blue Acres Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: RE/MAX Country
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$750,000

15035 Berry Valley Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere Real Estate Yelm
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16122 Lemuria Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere RE West Campus Inc
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$599,950

18608 119th Ave SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Windermere Real Estate Yelm
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15610 Cascade Vista Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Carrier Capital Real Estate
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$597,737

13102 Vail Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Signature Service RE Olympia
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$550,000

16341 139th Lane SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Homestead Home Group

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