Thurston County

From Salish Sea Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search


Salish Sea References

Wiki Rules

  • Wiki text does not reflect the policy or opinion of any agency or organization
  • Please adhere to our social contract
  • Complain here, and be nice.


Link to List of Workgroups Link to List of Efforts Link to List of Resources Link to List of Documents Link to List of Topics Link to List of Places

Link to Headwater Sites Link to Lowland Watershed Sites Link to Floodplain Sites Link to Delta Sites Link to Embayment Sites Link to Beach Sites Link to Rocky Headland Sites

Thurston County is the southernmost county of the Salish Sea. South County drains to the Chehalis River Basin. The largest Municipalities are City of Olympia, City of Tumwater, and City of Lacey, which contain roughly half the County's residents. The remaining towns are scattered over the southern half of the County. From east to west, large Salish Sea watersheds include a large area of the Nisqually River Watershed which forms the County's eastern boundary Henderson Inlet Ecosystem including the Woodland Creek Watershed and Woodard Creek Watershed, Budd Inlet Ecosystem including the large Deschutes River Watershed, Eld Inlet Watershed including the McLain Creek Watershed and Green Cove Creek Watershed, and a portion of the Totten Inlet Watershed including parts of the Kennedy Creek Watershed.