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Tumwater

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Tumwater is a city in Thurston County, Washington, United States. It lies near where the Deschutes River enters Budd Inlet, the southernmost point of Puget Sound. The population was 17,371 at the 2010 census. Thurston County, which includes, among others, the cities of Lacey, Olympia and has a population of 252,264.GeographyTumwater is located at . The city that borders Tumwater is Olympia.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.49sqmi, of which, 14.32sqmi is land and 0.17sqmi is water.ClimateThis region experiences warm and dry summers, with average monthly temperatures between 71.6 °F (22° C) and 98.1 °F (36.7° C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Tumwater has a Very warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.DemographicsBased on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Tumwater ranks 89th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked. It is also the highest rank in Thurston County.
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Popular things to do in Tumwater

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Wildlife Area
Tumwater Falls Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Tumwater Historical Park
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Site
The Schmidt House
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Tumwater

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Children’s Museum
Hands On Children's Museum Olympia
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Monument
Washington State Capitol Olympia
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Volcano
Mount St. Helens Washington State
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Wildlife Area
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Olympia
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

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