Steilacoom, WA Real Estate

Steilacoom WA Real Estate Overview

The origin of the name "Steilacoom" is unclear. One story is that it comes from fur traders with the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) and is an adaptation of "Tail-a-Koom", the name of an Indian chief. In 1824 HBC chief factor John Work called it "Chilacoom". Another early spelling was "Chelakom".The Town of Steilacoom says it comes from the name of the Steilacoom tribe, especially their main village in the Tacoma area, located on Chambers Bay. This village was called Scht’ləqʷəm, later anglicized as Steilacoom.[8] William Bright says the name comes from the Southern Coast Salish subgroup /č'tílqʷəbš/, anglicized as "Steilacoom".

Steilacoom was founded by Lafayette Balch, a sea captain from Maine, and officially incorporated in 1854. It is the oldest incorporated town in Washington and has 4 individual buildings and sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the oldest Catholic Church in the state and the first Protestant Church north of the Columbia River, as well as the Steilacoom Historic District, with 68 contributing properties.

Steilacoom's main source of early prosperity was the manufacture and export of lumber to San Francisco. When the United States Congress established the Washington Territory on March 2, 1853, Governor Isaac Stevens chose Steilacoom to be the seat of Pierce County.

Steilacoom was once the leading candidate to become the territorial capital and the one-time county seat, but lost its chance for dominance in the south Puget Sound region when the Northern Pacific Railroad picked rival city, Tacoma for its west coast terminus in 1873. Steilacoom has since settled into its role of suburban bedroom community.

Steilacoom had the first jail in Washington and the first sawmill. Steilacoom is located next to the City of Lakewood which is home to one of two major state run mental health facilities, Western State Hospital, on the site of what was once Fort Steilacoom. Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt, the University of Washington's first graduate (1876), was born in Steilacoom. [source: Wikipedia]

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Steilacoom WA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Steilacoom: $621,070 / County Average: $544,819

Average Taxes in Steilacoom: $3,645 / County Average: $3,829

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Steilacoom: $222 / County Average: $226

Average Walkscore in Steilacoom: 21 / County Average: 25

Average Year Built in Steilacoom: 1994 / County Average: 1987

Average Days on Website in Steilacoom: 114 / County Average: 76

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everything in this plan has been precisely thought of with 1,604 sq.ft. 3bdr/2.5ba located in highly-coveted Steilacoom...



Over half acre level building lot on lake Steilacoom dr sw...



hoas give you access to golf,tennis,lakes, camping and so much more, and only a 20 min ferry ride from Steilacoom....



Fice, restroom located in the heart of lakewood ~ Steilacoom square industrial park. fire suppression systems throughout most industrial bui...



Enjoy the amenities of the island!you'll have access to 2 lakes, a lush 18-hole executive golf course,trails,beaches,tennis courts& seasonal marina.just a 20 min ferry Steilacoom....



quiet street 1 block from lake Steilacoom and 2 blocks to fort Steilacoom. close to oakbrook shopping, lakewood town ...



anderson island is a full service island. just a 20 minute ferry ride from Steilacoom....



This chalet in the woods has lots of income potential & living arrangements for many...



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bring your builder & check out the potential this site offers. nice location just outside of Steilacoom & directly across from pierce college. there currently is a small rambler on the property with at detached garage that is currently rented. must h...



This chalet in the woods has a variety of income potential and living arrangements...



everything in this plan has been precisely thought of with 1,604 sq.ft. 3bdr/2.5ba located in highly-coveted steilacoo...



great evergreens in place come out and build your dream home on ai which is only a 20 min ferry ride from Steilacoom. hoas $61 monthly or $722 yr,get you the use of a 9 hole golf course ,sea...



Brand new short plat in the city of Steilacoom. 2 lots are available...



world's first wi-fi certified home design! located in highly-coveted Steilacoom school district. a commuter's dream located close to joint base le...



bring your jet skis and paddle boards; livin' is easy on the lake! just 20 minute ferry ride to Steilacoom....



world's first wi-fi certified home design! located in highly-coveted Steilacoom school district. a commuter's dream located close to joint base le...



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