The history of Lacey is rich, starting in 1853. Lacey was under a different name back then. It was called Woodland, named after a pair of settlers who claimed land in Lacey in 1853. It wasn't until 1966 that Lacey was renamed after an attorney and developer. On December 5th, 1966, it was officially incorporated. Back then, Lacey was mainly a residential area. Many people who lived in Lacey would commute to work in Olympia and Fort Lewis. However, thanks to business developers and population growth, Lacey has turned into its own city, complete with residents and businesses. Business growth has been tremendous in Lacey in the past few years. The Lacey, WA business directory has a listing of all businesses in Lacey and surrounding areas. The Lacey, WA yellow pages also have a listing of businesses in Lacey. Lacey has gone a long way from a small town to a busy city that holds its own in economic merit. Lacey is also one of several cities that have made advances towards a newer, greener future. It was the twelfth city to be named an official Green Power Community, by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Lacey uses renewable energy sources and currently five percent of its total energy use comes from green power sources. Lacey is also currently working towards a goal of using only green electricity in all of its municipal buildings and facilities. The National Arbor Day Foundation also has recognized Lacey as the Tree City, USA for the past eighteen years. As a city and community, Lacey is committed to being green and providing the best possible future for future generations.Lacey is a fair sized city located next to the capital of the state, Olympia. Lacey is part of Thurston county, with a population of approximately 42,393 people. In the summer, there are several places in Lacey where people from other places visit. Long Lake is a very popular lake in Lacey that attracts many people during the summer, especially during the rare, hot days. The weather in Lacey is mild and wet for most of the part. In the summers, the temperature usually stays at a comfortable sixty degrees, Fahrenheit. In the winter, the temperature usually stays at around forty degrees, occasionally reaching freezing temperatures for a few days out of a month. Lacey is an ideal place for people who like mild weather.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan
Five of 120 golfers, led by Lacey’s Cameron Peck, broke par in the first round of the 87th Washington State Amateur at Chambers Bay Golf Course ...- Lacey - WA