City of Eatonville

Rural Area of Eatonville

Eatonville, Washington, is a bedroom community that is known for its family oriented, small town, rural atmosphere.  Eatonville is nestled in the foothills of Mount Rainier and is located in south Pierce County, along US Highway 7 and State Route 161.

About Eatonville, Washington

Eatonville is surrounded by forests and many recreational areas such as Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Pioneer Farm Museum & Ohop Indian Village, Mount Rainier National Park and Pack Forest.  Also located near Eatonville is one of Washington State’s best known attractions, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, which is operated by Metro Parks Tacoma.

Eatonville was officially incorporated on October 28, 1909.  The population of Eatonville was 2,758 at the 2010 census.  The Eatonville Community Center is located at 201 Center Street West, and hosts many events and activities throughout the year.  The Community Center operates as a meeting place for everyone, from the town’s senior citizens to small children.   Activities range from public meetings, senior activities, meals for seniors and WIC.  Public restrooms are also available. Eatonville Community Center has three meeting rooms: a large room with an attached kitchen, a smaller one and a craft room.

Residents of Eatonville take great pride in the natural beauty of the surrounding area. Eatonville has an abundance of beautiful green spaces and many outdoor adventures to enjoy.  Eatonville believes in the importance of maintaining and protecting the natural ecosystems located in and around the community.

There are a number of community parks which JBLM residents and visitors can relax by enjoying the natural environment, meet neighbors and watch their children play at parks such as:  Smallville Park, Glacier View Park, Millpond Park and Eatonville Town Square.  Park reservations can be made through the Town of Eatonville by calling rental information at Tel: (360) 832-3361 ext. (102).

You are only required to have a pet licensed if you live within the city limits.  Those licenses can be obtained by calling Tel: (360) 832-611.  You can also stop by the Eatonville Community Center.  The pet license fee will vary depending upon whether or not your pet is neutered/ spayed.

The driving distance between Eatonville and Joint Base Lewis McChord is approximately 31 miles; it is approximately a 45 minute drive.

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Welcome to Eatonville, Washington


Latitude and Longitude – 46°52′6″N 122°16′12″W
Approximately 31 miles SSW from JBLM


Approximately 2,758 (2010 Census)

Housing costs

Apartment rental cost (median): $1,000/month 
Home rental cost (median): $1,350/month 
Home purchase price (median): $225,000

Public Safety

Law Enforcement

Police Department of Eatonville

(360) 832-6111


Morton General Hospital

(360) 469-5112


Water Service

Town of Eatonville
(360) 832-3361

Electricity Service

Puget Sound Energy
(888) 225-5773

Natural Gas Service

Town of Eatonville
(360) 832-3361

Waste and Recycling Service

(800) 345-3629