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An unincorporated Pacific Northwest community of several hundred people, Deming, Washington is just 14 miles east of Bellingham on State Route 542 (Mount Baker Highway). Deming real estate opportunities exist in this area, which lies along the Nooksack River and is nestled among forested foothills. The Deming area offers plenty of options for people who prefer solitude and some acreage.

Hikers, skiers and snowboarders are only about 42 miles from Mt. Baker. For the avid skier, the Mt. Baker Ski Area offers skiers and snowboarders some of the finest terrain and the best snow conditions in the West. Also, the Mt. Baker Ski Area typically offers the longest ski season in Washington. Conducting a Deming MLS search will help you locate a property as near Mt. Baker as possible.

Fishermen also are blessed. The Nooksack River and Silver Lake, which is annually stocked with trout, are excellent freshwater options. Also, saltwater launches and marinas are less than a half-hour away in Bellingham.

Deming, Washington is just 20 miles away from Glacier and the entrance to the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The 24-mile section of Mount Baker Highway (State Route 542) from Glacier to Artist Point on Mt. Baker was designated a National Forest Scenic Byway in 1989.

The Glacier Public Service Center is open from approximately Memorial Day weekend to mid-October. The center at Glacier is jointly operated by the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service. It offers maps, daily and seasonal hiking passes, and current information about trail conditions. For Pacific NW information, call the Glacier Public Service Center at (360) 599-2714 or Mt. Baker Ranger District year-round (360) 856-5700.

For a Mt. Baker Highway brochure, call toll-free (800) 487-2032 or send an e-mail to tourism@bellingham.org.

When researching Deming information, you will learn it has a long and rich logging tradition. Although logging's place in the economy has gradually declined, the forest-products industry still is active in the area.

The Nooksack Tribe is based in Deming and operates the Nooksack River Casino, the community's largest employer.

Children are served by the Mount Baker School District, which has elementary, middle and high schools in Deming. The Whatcom County Library System has a branch library in Deming.

Owners of Pacific Northwest real estate in Deming enjoy the quiet way of life here, but can find plenty of stores, health-care specialists and professional services in Bellingham. Bellingham is served by Amtrak and multiple airlines, including Delta Airlines, Horizon Air and Allegiant Air.

Bellingham's educational institutions include Western Washington University, which has approximately 14,000 full- and part-time students. For health-care needs, residents can choose from a number of local family-care providers and utilize the resources of Bellingham's St. Joseph Hospital, a leader in the care of heart, cancer and senior patients.
The time is now to start seaching for a piece of Deming real estate in the Pacific Northwest. A Pacific NW realtor with expertise of the Deming area is a valuable resource. Susan Stecher, an expert Deming realtor, can assist you in every step of the process. Contact her today to get started on your Pacific Northwest MLS search.

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