Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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Comprehensive Plan – Subarea Plans

​A subarea plan is a long-range plan that guides future growth and development in the rural communities of Thurston County.  Thurston County government develops subarea plans in cooperation with each community, and they align with the Thurston County Comprehensive Plan. Plans typically include detailed goals and policies tailored to address the unique characteristics of each community.   


Subarea Plans

Nisqually   |    Grand Mound/Rochester