Montesano, Washington 
Real Estate and Community Information

The city is located in Grays Harbor County, Washington and serves as the County Seat. The 2014 population estimated the number of residents to be 4,050.

The students of the city are served by the local School District and provide educational opportunities for children in Kindergarten through grade 12. There is also a private school in the city offering Kindergarten through grade 7 education. Parents and students and educational professionals rate the school district very high. The public school district supports all aspects of education including music and art.

Available Montesano WA real estate includes single family homes and undeveloped residential properties, ideal for the ambitious home builder. Property is moderately priced and just right for the first time home buyer or retiree.

Any home buyer seeking such property should secure the services of the Premier Realty Grays Harbor group. The agents will be able to help customers find the home that meets their home buying criteria.


The city was settled by a gentleman named Isaiah L. Scammon in 1852. The county seat was moved to “the place of I. L. Scammon” but his wife wanted the area to bear the name Mount Zion. Samuel James offered the current name, as he thought the word sound more pleasant and carried the same meaning. A post office was established in the city under the current name. The city grew slowly suffering several economic setbacks, but today anyone looking for homes for sale will find the city to be a vibrant family friendly community.

Parks and Recreation

The city operates and maintains eight parks and the amenities include sports fields, playgrounds and picnic and passive recreation areas. The city Park Department offers programs for children and young adults. The city offers a large banquet for a rental and it is the ideal location for private functions such as family and neighborhood events. The city is also home to Lake Sylvia State Park. Amenities include swimming, fishing, camping, hiking and bicycling.

Attractions and Activities

The city and the surrounding Grays Harbor County area is alive with things to do for family members of all ages. Attractions and activities include wine tasting, mushroom hunting, performing arts, historic tours and exploration of a historic railroad bed.

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The most popular event in the city is the annual Festival of Lights. It has become a holiday tradition that includes a lighting contest, decorated homes, an arts and crafts show, activities for children, food vendors and other activities. Other events include tennis tournaments, concerts, children’s camps, charitable 5K’s and other events and seasonal festivals.

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