Rochester, Washington, looking west from the center of down-town.


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Rochester, Washington Community Bulletin Board


Rochester, Washington, looking east from the center of down-town.

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Rochester is an unincorporated town of approximately 12,000 people in the west-central portion of the state of Washington. 
It is about mid-way between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon and is only four miles west of Interstate 5 on State Route 12.

This website is designed as a central place where you will find information about items of interest to residents of Rochester, Washington.  For those who have previously lived here or are planning on moving here you also will find a wealth of information about the community.

   Notice: Outdoor burning in Thurston County is prohibited between July 15th and October 15th.  Permits can be obtained at the fire station on Sargent Road and on-line at: during normal week-day hours after October 15th.

Library at the
Rochester Community Center

Updated 03/28/12

Activities and Events 
Updated 11/05/12


Special Announcements  
Updated  07/06/


Resources Available Locally to Rochester Residents  
Updated 04/06/11

Links to Services Outside of Rochester  
Updated 03/11/14

Links to Other Websites   
Updated 07/10/14

Volunteer Opportunities  

Directory of Businesses

Updated  03/11/14

Rochester Park
Updated  09/19/11

Community Accomplishments 
Updated 08/09/12

Directory of Churches
Updated  04/07/15

Annual Events


Rochester Community Center
Updated 11/06/08

Directory of Organizations meeting regularly in Rochester
Updated  12/24/13

Rochester Horizons Project
Updated 08-24-12

Rochester Vision 2020 & Beyond
Updated 02/28/09

Rochester Grand Mound  Visitor & Volunteer Center
Grand Mound Rochester Chamber of Commerce Office

Updated 08/24/12

About the Site

Swede Hall Information
Updated 05/27/14


Swede Hall Events Calendar
New 04/20/10


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