The mission of the Port of Chehalis is to grow and diversify the local economy, and to foster high quality job creation.
The Port of Chehalis is one of 75 public port districts in the State of Washington. The Port is a municipal corporation governed by three elected Port Commissioners serving six year terms each.
We never stop Building
We're the Connection
The Port of Chehalis works with private industry to determine the best approach to meet a business's needs when locating a new facility or expanding an existing facility.The Port of Chehalis provides its clients with optimum flexibility and service.
Location, Location, Location!
The Port of Chehalis is located in Lewis County, Washington halfway between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon by a distance of 85 miles north and south via Interstate 5 to each.
The Chehalis Industrial Park is located south of the Chehalis city limits and on the east side of Interstate 5.
The Port of Chehalis property is situated near all of the important transportation networks serving the west coast. It is adjacent to Interstate 5, the main north-south Pacific Coast interstate, and is served by three Interstate 5 interchanges.
The property is 9 miles from State Route 12, the only year-round route east over the Cascades north of the Columbia River and south of Seattle.
In addition, rail service by Burlington Northern, Union Pacific and Amtrak connect the area to all major US cities. Portland International Airport is 80 miles south of Chehalis via Interstate 5.
The Port of Chehalis is within a 60 mile radius of multiple deep water ports offering containerized shipping and other services, including the Ports of Tacoma, Olympia, Longview, Vancouver, Kalama and more.
The twin cities of Chehalis and Centralia are the most populated areas of Lewis County with a combined population of approximately 74,000.
Lewis County Information
The Washington State Office of Financial Management has data for county population, economy, government services, human services, housing, trends and more. U.S. Census Bureau for State & County QuickFacts has more local area information!
Port of Chehalis Commissioners
Port of Chehalis Staff
Chief Executive Officer
Senior Director of Operations