This lovable area has just less than a thousand residents in Kittitas County near Ronald and Cle Elum. The town has a rich coal mining and logging history!
With under a thousand residents, this place also in Clallam County is the perfect escape for those seeking quiet countryside living. The area is known for having a couple of gas stations at the only traffic light on Highway 101 between Port Angeles & Sequim.
About 1,700+ people happily reside in this Spokane suburb named after the local paper mill. You'll be able to find a large central park here as well as an arboretum, a number of stunning churches, and plenty more!
4. Benton City
Be sure to stop by one of the annual events like the Benton City Daze or Winterfest in this town near Richland with a population near 3,100+! In the distance, you can witness some gorgeous views of the high rolling hills known as Horse Heaven Hills. Other notable landmarks include Brown's Rock and Kendall Barn.
You may be able to only count about a thousand residents here in Douglas County by Wenatchee, but the town's charisma is immeasurable! Despite the current seasonal conditions, the area has plenty of rich wheat farming land and hosts the yearly Big Bend Roundup, including activities like horse racing, bull riding, steer roping, etc.
The Lincoln County Courthouse is a prominent feature in this friendly town of nearly 1,700. Spokane is roughly an hour away to the east, and you can always make an exciting trip up north to the beautiful Lake Roosevelt Area.
This Clark County area in the rolling hills countryside has a population under 5,000 and presents a welcoming small town ambiance. They also host BirdFest, an annual festival that attracts bird lovers from all over!
Located near Central Park and Aberdeen in Grays Harbor County, one of this small town's most notorious features is its three-story courthouse. Built in 1911, it has a fascinating historical dent on the front door made by a sheriff who'd fired at a fleeing felon, leading to the development of the classic motto "Come on vacation and leave on probation". Nevertheless, you can still find incredible farming, timber and more here!
At a population just under 2,000, this city in Thurston County was evidently named for its incredible view of our beloved Mount Rainier. You'll find over eight acres of gorgeous parks to check out in the area, including Wilkowksi Park which hosts the annual bluegrass music festival, Gehrke Park, Holiday Park, and Raintree Park.
10. Soap Lake
This unique spot on the shores of Soap Lake in Grant County is home to about 1,500 people. The lake is actually a mineral lake and is a gorgeous natural attraction!
Where are some of your favorite charming small towns in Washington?? Add to this list in the comments!