Washington Filmworks uses our Location of the Month newsletters to showcase the diversity of unique looks and resources for production in a number of jurisdictions around Washington State. Find previous installments archived on our website and on the WF Blog.
The City of Chehalis
Chehalis is a charming community where historic charm and character are preserved and cherished. Its rich history is reflected in the design and architecture of both residential and commercial areas and boasts three historic districts recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. A thriving downtown features boutiques, restaurants and a historic theater. Surrounded by farmlands and forests, it is a scenic area near state parks, lakes, rivers, and a short drive to the Pacific Ocean and Cascade Mountains. With a history as a railroad town, the Lewis County Historical Museum is located in a former 1912 Northern Pacific Railroad Depot. The city is also home to attractions including the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Vintage Motorcycle Museum,Veterans Memorial Museum, and an operating 1920’s steam locomotive.
City of Chehalis Weather
Photo Credit: Steve Richert
Chehalis enjoys a mild climate with dry, warm summers and mild winters. Spring welcomes colorful flower blossoms, while autumn showcases spectacular fall foliage. There are 136 sunny days on average each year.
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