Thurston County, Washington, is located at the southern end of Puget Sound in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Majestic Mount Rainier and the rugged Cascade Mountains are nearby to the east, while the Pacific Coast is just an hour's drive to the west. Home to more than 245,000 residents, Thurston County is 60 miles south of Seattle and 100 miles north of Portland, Oregon.

The average sales price for a home in Thurston County $213,750 as of Dec 2010 (for a 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1700 sqft Home). Homes are plentiful and there’s a good selection to choose from. Rental homes run an average of 1300/month for a 3 Bedroom 2 Bath as of Dec 2010 (Northwest MLS data).