Neighborhoods Near JBLM

Neighborhoods Located near Joint Base Fort Lewis McChord AFB 


Tacoma The City of Tacoma known as “The City of Destiny” is 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 gritty beauty of the revitalized downtown to the charm and character of the historic homes of Proctor- this city has something for everyone. More info…

Lakewood – Lakewood is a city known for its bodies of water. Home to American Lake, Lake Steilacoom, Gravelly Lake, Lake Louise, and Waughop Lake, there are also a number of creeks including the largest, Chambers Creek, which flows out to Chambers Bay. More info…

University Place University Place is a suburban City located between the Tacoma and Lakewood.  It first became a city in 1995 and is home to some of the most beautiful and unique neighborhoods in the area, many of which boast views of the Puget Sound.  Day Island, one of the areas most unique communities, is located in University Place. More info…

Bonney Lake Bonney Lake is a thriving community located just up the hill from Sumner overlooking the Puyallup Valley. First inforporated in 1949, Bonney Lake has a rich history in Pierce County. More info…

Buckley Buckley is a small town located at the edge of Pierce County on the road to Mt Rainier- between Bonney Lake and Enumclaw.  With many historic buildings and farmlands, Buckley is a beautiful small town with a charm all its own.  More info…

Eatonville- Located 31 miles east of Tacoma in east Pierce County, Eatonville is one of the oldest towns in the state.  It’s famous for its location on the road to Mt. Rainier and for its wildlife park, Northwest Trek. More info…

Edgewood – The City of Edgewood is a small town located on what was formerly Puyallup’s North Hill. In 1995, the town incorporated to gain greater control over the character of the town and planning for its future. More info…

Enumclaw- Located on the southeastern edge of King County at the base of Mount Rainier, Enumclaw is the gateway to both north entrances of Mt. Rainier National Park from Highway 410. More info…

Fife – Fife is a small city located east of Tacoma and the Port of Tacoma in the shadow of Mt. Rainier.  The city has a high concentration of businesses located along the I-5 corridor including many of the areas car dealerships, industrial parks, and the famous Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel. More info…

Fircrest – Officially incorporated in 1925, the town of Fircrest is nestled between Tacoma and University Place. Fircrest’s founder, Major Edward Bowes had a vision of the town as a “residential park, an enchanting spot to enjoy life and raise a family.” More info…

Gig Harbor Just over the Narrows Bridge from Tacoma is the picturesque town of Gig Harbor.  Surrounded by Evergreens and the Puget Sound, Gig Harbor is known as “The Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula.” More info…

Graham – The community of Graham, once a rural community, is now one of the fastest growing areas of Pierce County.  The community has a variety of options for living and lifestyle, from farms and log homes with views of the mountain to suburban neighborhoods. More info…

Milton – Only 10 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Tacoma, Milton is a quiet bedroom community that still enjoys a small town feel.  Overlooking the Puyallup valley, many of the neighborhoods enjoy views of the cities and farmlands below. More info…

Parkland Located between Tacoma and Spanaway, Parkland is an unincorporated suburb of Tacoma most famous for being the home of Pacific Lutheran University. PLU was founded in 1890 by Scandinavian, mostly Norwegian, immigrants to further Lutheran higher education in the Pacific Northwest.  More info…

Puyallup – The City of Puyallup is known for its pioneer spirit, historic homes, and famously fertile soil. From the Daffodil Parade to the world famous Western Washington State fair, this slice of small town America has grown but has kept its spirit and character.  Nestled in a picturesque valley with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier, Puyallup is a charming town that represents some of the best that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.  Visit a Puyallup Blog here, or for more info…

Steilacoom Steilacoom is a town steeped in history. In 1854 it became the first incorporated town in all of Washington State.  It is home to the oldest Catholic Church in the state and 68 properties in the Steilacoom Historic District.  More info…

Sumner – The city of Sumner was first settled in 1853 be pioneers.  Known as the “Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World” Sumner’s small town, neighborhood feel and agricultural history shines through even in these modern times.  More info…