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About Montesano

Centrally Located

The City of Montesano is centrally located in Grays Harbor County in Southwest Washington. 

Montesano is traditionally known for its agriculture, logging, and governmental services however, with Montesano’s unique location it has become a destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Outdoor Recreation

Residents and visitors can easily access premier Pacific Northwest fishing and boating in the surrounding Wynoochee, Satsop, and Chehalis rivers. 

Montesano is also home to Lake Sylvia State Park and Friends Landing Recreational Park which boasts a network of scenic hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and overnight camping. 

Approximately 28 miles north of Montesano located at the mouth of the Olympic Mountains is Wynoochee Lake, a hidden gem, perfect for family day trips and overnight camping.

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Charming Little City

The city of Montesano has a population of approximately 4000 and is 11 square miles. Downtown embraces you with a quaint small-town welcome.

Enjoy festivals, local restaurants, and shopping while admiring turn-of-the-century architecture and character. 

A prominent feature of the town is the 1911 Grays Harbor County Courthouse. This is a three-story structure with a domed clock tower and interior finishes that features murals of local history.

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