Community

The Olympic mountains are at our back door and the Pacific Ocean beckons us for fishing, clamming, and beach activities. State and private colleges are within a 30-minute drive to Olympia, the state capital. Our community is a great place to live work and play while enjoying the majesty of the Pacific Northwest!

View Our Community Health Needs Assessment

Click the Community Health Needs Assessment to read more about Mason General Hospital's health priorities, role in the community, and assessment results and findings.

About Our Community

Shelton, Washington is the county seat of a population of approximately 49,000 (which increases during the summer due to tourism) that has shown significant growth in the last few years, yet retains its small town-quality of life.

Shelton is located 30 miles from Olympia, the state capital, and about 90 minutes from Seattle. Located on Puget Sound, we appreciate quality living, unlimited, year-round recreational activities, and a friendly, safe environment; we are close enough to metropolitan cities to enjoy the benefits of the city, and just far enough away to enjoy a small town lifestyle. Canada is a great weekend get-away.

Community Resources

Events

Goldsborough Creek Run/Walk/Jog

A Mason County Forest Festival Event, sponsored by Centennial Guild, a Mason General Hospital Foundation chapter with proceeds to benefit Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics.

7:00 AM
June 03, 2017

Check-in begins at 6:00 a.m. at the Shelton Post Office