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: 136


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$399,950

10707 Palisades St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Greene Realty Group LLC
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$399,000

17145 Lakepoint Dr SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Fairway Real Estate
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$394,900

14535 123rd Ave SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Yelm Real Estate
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$390,000

19725 Crosswinds Dr SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: JohnSRealty
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$389,950

17346 Topaz Lp SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Keller Williams Realty
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$389,950

11119 Clark Rd SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Homestead Home Group
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$377,950

16008 Lindsay Road SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Carrier Capital Real Estate
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$369,950

9939 Jackson St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Pres Group Realty
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$369,000

14215 Vail Rd Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: RE/MAX Premier Group
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$361,950

9986 Charles St Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Pres Group Realty
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$361,950

9975 Charles St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Pres Group Realty
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$358,950

9944 Charles St SE Yelm, WA 98597

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Pres Group Realty

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