While not all of the Valley Communities are within the Puyallup River valley, strictly speaking, their histories and culture all spring from the valley's fertile ground.
Melting glaciers on Mt. Rainier send runoff to feed the Puyallup River, which over the centuries has laid down a layer of silt that became some of the most productive agricultural land in the world. Even though the communities share a common bond, they are each distinct.
From the quiet, small-town atmosphere of Orting to the industrial parks
of Fife and Sumner, these communities provide a wide range of living and