The Office of the State Actuary is centrally located in the City of Olympia, which sits at the southern tip of the Puget Sound region, in the shadow of Mt. Rainier and the Olympic Mountains. Olympia serves as our state capital and is home to many state agencies and
The Evergreen State College. Olympia offers an engaged and educated community with friendly, outgoing residents.
Downtown Olympia offers a wide-ranging array of locally owned restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, and boutiques. Throughout the spring and summer there are many festivals and parades like
Arts Walk and the
Procession of the Species; which bring out the community in force. Olympia also boasts one of the largest
farmers' markets in the state. To learn more about Olympia, go to the
City of Olympia webpage.
Washington offers a diverse range of recreational and cultural opportunities. We have urban landscapes with thriving art scenes and culture, and upscale shopping. A short drive will take you into a variety of rural landscapes, wine country, and many geographic wonders.
About an hour or so north is Seattle — a commercial and cultural hub of the Pacific Northwest. A few hours south of Olympia you'll find the eclectic city of Portland, Oregon. Eastern Washington boasts world-class wineries and dining in cities like Walla Walla.
Within Washington's boundaries one can find all types of geographic settings — the Pacific ocean, two mountains ranges, lakes and rivers, rain forests, and even deserts. Easy access to Washington's natural marvels provide recreational activities for every outdoor enthusiast throughout the year. To learn more visit