Olympia is a nautical city, located on the western coast with a gorgeous wharf overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Its location is a draw for many due to the short commute to Seattle, Portland and Vancouver. It's a center for fine arts in the Puget Sound area, boasting numerous theaters that bring in performances by the Olympia Symphony Orchestra as well as touring Broadway productions, comedians and pop concerts. Although the main form of transportation in the city is by personal motor vehicle, Olympia's public transportation system is impressive for a city its size. Many of its residents use the bus to get around, producing positive effects on pollution and traffic patterns.

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Beautiful greenery, excellent education and amazing arts and culture are just a few reasons that Washington's capital city, Olympia, lands itself on top ten lists year after year. Diverse neighborhoods like the tree-lined streets of South Capitol, the eclectic style of Eastside and the waterfront estates of Johnson Point offer a variety of options for wonderful homes in Olympia. Young professionals, families and college students converge together to call the city home.

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