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"Thundering mountain" or "loud rattling noise," is the name supposedly given by Duwamish Indians to nearby Mt. Enumclaw. The town, established in 1885, was named for the mountain.

The pastureland surrounding Enumclaw is a noted horse-raising area, producing more than 20 breeds, including Thouroughbreds, Morgans, paso finos and paints.

Enumclaw is the "Gateway to Mount Rainier." The town is known for its low crime rate, good schools, and hight public safety standards. The annual King County Fair in Enumclaw is the oldest fair west of the Mississippi.

Enumclaw is part of the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA metro area.

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03/04 Coming to The area
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Apple Blossom Festival Wenatchee WA April1-May5 A delicious part of the Apple Blossom Festival is the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.