Dupont, WA

Overview

Sitting halfway between Olympia and Tacoma and directly bordering Joint Base Lewis-McChord, DuPont is a very small city in an excellent location for commuters and military personnel. The majority of DuPont is a well-planned community with trails and green belts throughout, and residents generally enjoy a highly walkable lifestyle (particularly in areas like the de facto downtown area surrounding Ross Plaza Park). Folks who love the outdoors will be in heaven renting in DuPont—Sequalitchew Creek Trail and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge provide exquisite hiking, biking, and views of Puget Sound; for more extensive adventures, the Cascade Mountains are just a short drive away.

1 Neighborhoods in Dupont, WA

  • Outlying McChord

    Outlying McChord provides a residential area for many military families employed at McChord Air Force Base. The Joint Base Lewis-McChord serves as a major employer in the area; civilians and military personnel alike can call McChord home without being right on base. McChord is a family-friendly area with a population mostly comprised of military personnel. Though not a major urban area itself, McChord lies 11 miles south of Tacoma, and 42 miles south of Seattle.

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