For those relocating to JBLM or those already stationed here and searching for a new place close to base, the area offers a wide variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles. From Downtown Tacoma Lofts to rural equestrian properties in Graham, your options are abundant. Here is an overview of neighborhoods near JBLM:
Gig Harbor: One of the premier locations in the country for waterfront living, Gig Harbor has multiple locations for mooring boats as well as many private homes with salt water access. The planned community of Canterwood, located 2 miles from downtown, boasts one of the finest golf courses in the country.
Lakewood: Lakewood the host community for Joint Base Lewis-McChord and shares its eastern boundary with the base. Lakewood became a city in 1996 and has a variety of neighborhoods and activities for its citizens.
Tacoma: The second largest city on the Puget Sound, the City of Tacoma is made up of a number of unique neighborhoods with their own unique character and appeal. From the gritty beauty of the revitalized downtown to the charm and character of the historic homes of Proctor- this city has something for everyone.
Parkland/Spanaway: Parkland and Spanaway are located east of JBLM. Parkland’s historic main street, Garfield Street is lined with a variety of locally owned restaurants and coffee shops. Each summer the community holds the annual Pride of Parkland and Spanaway street festivals with live music, local vendors, and activities for kids.
Dupont: Dupont is a growing community located between Tacoma and Olympia, close to Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The City of Dupont is divided into
several villages. The Historic Village is the oldest area in the city and is
on the register of historic places. There is also the planned community of
Northwest Landing, and Bell Hill.
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