Mason County Real Estate
Welcome to Mason County, the jewel of
Mason County is a favorite vacation destination for visitors from all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Easily accessible off the I-5 corridor, we're just a short drive from the greater Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia area (two hours from almost anywhere on Puget Sound).
With its 350 miles of unspoiled, uncrowded shoreline, abundant shellfish, rural and relaxing communities and endless scenic, recreational and cultural activities, it's easy to see why visitors choose Mason County.
Mason County has a land mass of 618,800 acres, the equivalent of 967 square miles. Portions of Hood Canal and Puget Sound within the county's boundaries account for a considerable water surface. Approximately two-thirds of the county's lands are forested, with one-half in public ownership. Olympic National Park and the National Forest cover 275 square miles in the northwest corner of the County.
Its conveniently close enough to visit, yet far enough to escape the busy urban existence of everyday life
Surrounded by the majestic Olympic Mountains to the west and situated along the shores of southern Puget Sound on the Kitsap Peninsula, Mason County has blue skies above and forest greenery almost everywhere you look. The inner banks of Hood Canal are a popular draw for all types of water recreation - shellfish gathering, fishing, boating, scuba-diving and swimming.
For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.