Orting
 
Orting is located in the scenic shadow of majestic Mt. Rainier, 41 miles south of Seattle, 20 miles southeast of Tacoma, the Orting valley has one of the best views of Mt. Rainier in the State of Washington. Orting is known for its beautiful parks filled with huge shade trees making places for picnics and relaxing right in the center of the historic downtown area. Visitors will enjoy the Orting Valley Farmer's Market in the North Park on Fridays, during the summer months. Throughout town there are historic murals scattered on buildings and spectacular views of Mt. Rainier in the distance. Orting is Indian Word meaning " Prairie Village". It applied to a prosperous village lying in the valley between the Puyallup and Carbon Rivers in Pierce County. The early settlers near the present townsite were the Lane and Whitesell families. Population rose quickly after the railroad was built, as it made transportation in and out of the city much easier. 
 
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There is an abundance of things to do in the area, each place being unique. Whether you are new to the area or just looking for something new to do, we have compiled a list of resources, to give you a taste for the area. Click on the Blue Links below to learn more!
 
 
Government
Schools
Orting Schools District has 1 high school, 1 Middle School, 2 elementary Schools