Yelm is a small city located in Thurston County, in the U.S. state of Washington. It is currently home to a population of over 8,200 residents, and is a part of the Olympia, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area. Yelm was first established in 1853 by the Hudson Bay Company, who had sent trappers and other people to settle a town in the area, hoping to exploit natural resources around Yelm. After the construction of the railroad through the area in 1873, Yelm had a way to send its agricultural products to other markets, which also helped it grow. Today, Yelm remains small and agricultural-based.
Basic Facts About Yelm
- Current population: 8,200
- Current mayor: Ron Harding
- Total area: 5.69 sq mi
- Official website: http://www.ci.yelm.wa.us/
- Located in: Thurston County
- Founded in: 1853
- Zip codes: 98597
- Area codes: 360
Auto Shipping to Yelm Tips and Tricks
If you are searching for auto shipping to Yelm, you may be better off moving your pickup or delivery location west to Olympia. Yelm is small, as we mentioned, and it doesn’t see a lot of vehicle shipping traffic, on the whole, either from customers or carriers. Carriers like to run their routes into and out of major cities and metropolitan areas, not tiny rural towns on the far outskirts of state capitals. At the same time, auto shipping to Yelm may be easier if you give your shipper more time, but most often you will end up saving both time and money by moving your pickup or delivery location to Olympia. Talk to your agent to learn more.
If you are interested in auto shipping to Yelm, Washington, take a minute or two and fill out our free online car transport quote request form. It’s completely free and really shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes to fill out and submit, but once you do, you’ll receive multiple free quotes in your email inbox from some of the best auto shippers in the industry. The companies you get quotes from are companies that we screen for dependability and reliability, and who we make sure are fully licensed, bonded and insured. If you have questions about our services, or would like some help getting your free quotes, you can contact one of our agents any time, toll-free, at 800-930-7417.