Community Resources

If you are new to our state, please visit the Welcome to Washington State website for more helpful information.

The City of Lacey is an inviting urban oasis located at the southern tip of Puget Sound. Acres of forests, beautiful freshwater lakes, and stunning views of Mount Rainier greet our community each day. Incorporated in 1966, the City of Lacey has a legacy of dedication to parks, culture, and recreation activities. Our relatively young park system includes over 1,263 acres, diverse program offerings, and modern facilities. Clean air and water, outstanding schools, and a low crime rate make the City of Lacey one of the most desirable places in the country to live. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Lacey as one of the top 50 Best Places to Live for Families.

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Lacey is home to excellent K-12 public and private school systems. Two college campuses are located within City limits, with several others within commuting distance.


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Although located adjacent to the busy I-5 corridor, Lacey offers a range of options for active transportation. Walk, bike, roll, and ride!


There are two Timberland Regional Library locations to serve you in Lacey: the main library at the City Hall Complex and the new library in Hawk’s Prairie.


Lacey is home to a vibrant and active senior community with a variety of accessible support and recreation opportunities.


Contact the experts at Joint Animal Services for adoptions, licenses, and other information.

Service Members and Veterans

Lacey loves our Veterans! We are proud to be a community of choice for service members, retirees, and family members.

Local Attractions

Fish at a local lake. Visit a community event at our Food Truck Depot. Create your dream project at the Lacey MakerSpace. Spend the day watching local sports at the Regional Athletic Complex. There’s always something to do in Lacey.

Regional Government

Lacey is located in Thurston County, Washington between the Nisqually Indian Reservation and the City of Olympia, the state capitol.

Start a Business in Lacey

Lacey is wonderful place to start or relocate a business. Our Economic Development Coordinator is available to help find locations, answer questions, and get you started on your path to success.