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Welcome to North Yelm ...

North Yelm is located in Thurston County<1>.

The location of North Yelm has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for North Yelm: N. Yelm

North Yelm is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: North Yelm lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for North Yelm: (360)

Communities near North Yelm ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Yelm.

  • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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    • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of North Yelm
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
  • Lacey [Thurston County]
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    • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of North Yelm
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<5>
  • Olympia [Thurston County]
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    • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of North Yelm
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<5>
  • University Place [Pierce County]
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    • University Place [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of North Yelm
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,090 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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      • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of North Yelm
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<5>
    • DuPont [Pierce County]
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      • DuPont [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of North Yelm
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuPont<5>
    • Fircrest [Pierce County]
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      • Fircrest [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of North Yelm
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,884 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fircrest<5>
    • Steilacoom [Pierce County]
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      • Steilacoom [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of North Yelm
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom<5>
    • Eatonville [Pierce County]
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      • Eatonville [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of North Yelm
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eatonville<5>
    • Rainier [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainier
      • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of North Yelm
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around North Yelm. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Yelm.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Yelm. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around North Yelm.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Yelm. See our Newspapers Page for North Yelm.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Yelm ...

Looking for more information about North Yelm? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to North Yelm, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Yelm.

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About Thurston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Yelm. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Thurston County: www.co.thurston.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Thurston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Yelm - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Yelm) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Yelm. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North YelmOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Yelm. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9632, Longitude: -122.6029       In this case, the coordinates for North Yelm have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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