Tacoma is located south of Seattle. Homes for sale in Tacoma include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, luxury and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Tacoma is Washington state's third-largest city, with approximately 200,000 residents. Located 30 miles south of Seattle, Tacoma's position on Puget Sound's shoreline allows for beautiful views from across the city. Tacoma is the county seat of Pierce county and the state's busiest port, with the deepwater Commencement Bay drawing a wide range of international shipping traffic. Located at the terminus of the original Northern Pacific Railroad, Tacoma garnered the nickname "City of Destiny" early in its history.
Tacoma has many museums such as Tacoma Art Museum, Children's Museum of Tacoma, Museum of Glass, Washington State History Museum, and LeMay America’s Car Museum. Tacoma has Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium at 5400 N Pearl St. It is one of the largest urban parks and is a 700-acre park that features a zoo and aquarium. It offers gardens, beaches, walking trails, a dog park, a fishing pier, and great views of Mount Rainier and the Puget Sound. Another waterfront park in the city is Titlow Park at 8425 6th Ave. It has beach access, a play area for kids, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic areas, and trails. Residents in Tacoma enjoy the farmers' market every Thursday from May to September.
Tacoma Dome (2727 E D St) is available in the city for watching concerts, garden shows, wedding expo, kids' events, and car shows. Tacoma celebrates the Freedom Fair every fourth day of July and the Daffodil Parade every April. Tacoma's 2020 top employers are Joint Base Lewis-McChord, MultiCare Health System, State of Washington, CHI Franciscan Health, Tacoma Public Schools, City of Tacoma & Tacoma Public Utilities, and Pierce County Government. The main public school district in Tacoma is Tacoma Public Schools, which has 36 schools. Private schools in the city are Parkland Lutheran School, Evergreen Lutheran High School, Charles Wright Academy, Annie Wright School, Life Christian Academy, and Bellarmine Preparatory School. And the public libraries are Tacoma Public Library Swasey Branch in 7001 6th Ave, and Tacoma Public Library Wheelock Branch in 3722 N 26th St. See all new listings in Tacoma on SeattleHome.com.
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