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: $643,669 / County Average: $583,789

Average Taxes in Steilacoom: $2,379 / County Average: $3,962

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Steilacoom: $266 / County Average: $236

Average Walkscore in Steilacoom: 22 / County Average: 24

Average Year Built in Steilacoom: 1989 / County Average: 1988

Average Days on Website in Steilacoom: 138 / County Average: 99

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anderson island is a full-service island with a lakefront restaurant, cafe/coffee shop, general store with fuel and more, rental center and more. just a 20 minute ferry ride from Steilacoom....



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



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



hoa dues are $722.26 per year. just a quick 20 minute ferry from Steilacoom....



quite surrounding and oasis like setting. just 15 minute ferry ride from Steilacoom.build your dream home or vacation get away....



wolrld's first wi-fi certified home by lennar 1,899 sq. ft. 4bd/2.5ba. located in highly-coveted Steilacoom school distr...



all this just a short 20 minute ferry ride from Steilacoom....



$723 annual hoa's. enjoy the peaceful 20 min. ferry ride from Steilacoom....



ai is a full-service island with a general store w/fuel, coffee cafe, fitness center, community gardens, fire dept, rental center, lakeside restaurant in the riviera community club. just 20 min ferry ride from Steilacoom. buyer to verify development & use info with pierce county planning dept....



anderson island is a full service island just a short 20 minute ferry ride from Steilacoom. for the fun years come out and see what our island has to offer....



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



ai is a full-service island with a general store w/fuel, coffee cafe, fitness center, community gardens, fire dept, rental center, lakeside restaurant in the riviera community club. just 20 min ferry ride from Steilacoom. buyer to verify development & use info with pierce county planning dept....



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



12 foot grad level door. located in the heart of lakewood ~ Steilacoom square industrial park fire suppression systems throughout industrial buildings, 3-phase power to each industrial suite, c-2 zoning allows multiple uses. ample parking and easy access to pacific highway and i-5. $2300 lease with nnn. free r...



Nderson island, a short 20 minute ferry ride from Steilacoom. own one of the last undeve...



Berg homes has 16 custom style homes in their new Steilacoom community tasanee. lot ...



this lot in the coveted chambers bay community and just minutes away from the heart of Steilacoom possesses fantastic views of both the sound and the olympics. already in a well established neighb...



walking distance to all the amenities of downtown Steilacoom - ferry, beaches, historic tours, summer farmer's market, apple cider squeeze, salmon bake, etc!...



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



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