Welcome to the Yakima Valley
In Yakima County you will enjoy four seasons, great weather, plenty of scenic vistas, and numerous outdoor amenities. These natural assets are complemented by a burgeoning healthcare sector, inexpensive land, a high speed fiber optic network, low tax rates, and a highly trained workforce. The County has a strong agricultural sector that is home to over 100 food processing & packaging companies including Smuckers, Tree Top, Fruit Smart, Seneca, and Del Monte.
You’ll also have access to diverse educational opportunities for you and your family. Yakima Valley College and Perry Technical Institute offer specialized training to fit the specific needs of local businesses. Access to upper-level educational institutions include Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Heritage University, Washington State University, and Central Washington University.
You’ll find a welcoming community where you can shape the world around you and have a role in building the community in which you want to live. Residents of this Valley make an impact – each and every day. Whether you’re interested in having an active role in the continued growth of the Valley, or yearn for a more private lifestyle surrounded by rolling hills and a peaceful environment, we welcome you to our little corner of the world.