Shelton WA
Shelton is the county seat, of Mason County, Washington, United States. Shelton is the westernmost city on Puget Sound. The population was 9,834 at the 2010 census. In terms of population, the city is ranked 161 out of approximately 500 municipalities in Washington. Shelton has a unique form of government in the State of Washington, being the only city in the state which still retains the commission form of government. (from Wikipedia).
Community Demographics for Zip Code 98584 (Shelton WA)
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* All numbers in this section are 2012 projections provided by Geolytics Inc
Lake Limerick - located in Shelton WA (Mason County)
Lake Limerick Entrance
 Lake Limerick Country Club. Lake Limerick Country Club is a private community located near Shelton, Washington, (Mason County) with over 1100 homes and recreational lots. The community has many amenities: A 9-hole golf course and pro shop with a cafe is open to the public.
An Inn with a members-only restaurant and bar. Lake Limerick has seven private parks, many with picnic facilities and some have boat access and play equipment. The community also has a Great Hall at the Inn. The Great Hall overlooks Lake Limerick and is available for weddings, receptions, birthdays, anniversaries and many other gatherings. Come to Mason County and visit Lake Limerick and all its amenities in Shelton WA.
Timberlake - located approximately 15 minutes from downtown Shelton in Mason County WA
Timberlakes Entrance
Enjoy water skiing, crabbing, or fishing (lakes are stocked) on Timberlakes two lakes or on Timberlakes private saltwater dock. Timberlakes has 2 lakes, 8 parks including a saltwater dock on Pickering Passage. The parks feature a sports court for basketball, tennis, a picnic shelter, and disc golf course. The lakes are stock with trout annually.
Harstine Island - located approximately 11 miles outside of Shelton WA, 37 miles from Olympia, and 80 miles from Seattle.
The island is generally accessed by a bridge that was completed in 1969. The island is about 15 miles long and 3 miles wide. The largest community on the island is Harstene Pointe, a gated community of homes on approximately 215 acres. The community consist of 440 private residential lots , a 6,000 sq. ft. Clubhouse, a swimming pool and hot tub, three tennis courts, about 5 ½ miles of walking trails, a 100 slip marina, a boat launch, picnic areas and 3.5 miles of private beach. The majority of Harstine Island is very rural and much is undeveloped and heavily forrested.
"Harstine Island  (also known simply as Harstine or Harstene) is an island in Mason County, Washington, United States. The US Census recognizes it as an unincorporated community.The island is located west of Case Inlet in southern Puget Sound, 16 km (9.9 mi) north of Olympia. It has a land area of 48.305 km2 (18.651 sq mi), and had a population of 1,002 as of the 2000 census.[1] Pickering Passage, to the northwest, separates the island from mainland, while Case Inlet, to the east, separates it from Key Peninsula. Squaxin Island lies to the southwest, separated by Peale Passage. To the south, Harstine Island is separated from the mainland by Dana Passage."
Fawn Lake - located just outside Shelton WA in Mason County.
Fawn Lake Entrance Located in shelton WA
Fawn Lake is a gated community with a combination of stick built and manufactured homes. The lake, Fawn Lake, is approximately 70 acres in size. This is a private community with several parks and ample opportunities for fishing and swimming.
Alderbrook -
Alderbrook is located in Union, 17 miles from Shelton in Mason County
Alderbrook is a community with a member-owned golf course that is also open to public play. The current clubhouse opened in 2009, and it includes a restaurant, well-stocked bar, golf shop and administrative offices. Nearby is the Alderbrook Resort and Spa that was voted best resort in the King 5 Best of Northwest Escapes.
Hood Canal - Hood Canal is not a canal in the sense of being a man-made waterway—it is a natural waterway. It extends for about 50 miles from the entrance between Foulweather Bluff and Tala Point to Union, where it turns to the northeast, a stretch called The Great Bend. It continues for about 15 miles (24 km) to Belfair, where it ends in a shallow tideland called Lynch Cove.  Along its entire length, Hood Canal separates the Kitsap Peninsula from the Olympic Peninsula of Washington.