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Fern Hill

Central, Community, Old Homes

MEDIAN: $425,000
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Get to Know Fern Hill

Fern Hill is a small neighborhood with an adorable business district located in the South End of Tacoma between Pacific Avenue and I-5, before you get to Parkland.

Why Fern Hill is so Great

Fern Hill is affordable, convenient for commuters (located close to I-5 and 5-12), and totally charming. There is a great mix of historic homes in the area as well as some newer homes. It’s a mix!

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What to do in Fern Hill

For such a small neighborhood they have some cool food options. Folks come from all over Tacoma to eat in Fern Hill. From breakfast at the Seinfeld-themed “Little Jerry’s” to a delicious and impressive lunch at Tibbet’s, Fern Hill packs a big dining punch.


Like any city, Tacoma's architecture tells the story of the various generations that have called Tacoma home. This is as true for its neighborhoods, as it is for the city at large.

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What the Neighbors are Saying

It's one thing to form an opinion based on your first impressions of a neighborhood, but it's another to hear from the people who call it home.

Lincoln is full of energy. Not in a touristy sense, but liek a strong community of working people living their lives. You have the international district on one end, and more commercial spots on the opposite end. I enjoy shopping at East Asia Market and grabbing sushi at Gari of Sushi.


The Lincoln District is convenient, walkable, and vibrant! I love that I can run a bunch of errands on foot, enjoy the restaurants and shops of 38th Street, and that downtown is just a five minute drive away (or a longish walk if I'm feeling ambitious).


The Lincoln District is eclectic, neighborly, with older homes. I love how my neighbors all watch out for each other.

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Recent Posts on Fern Hill

Below you will find recent posts on this neighborhood. From events and restaurants to check out, to city-wide posts that affect this neighborhood, you'll find more neighborhood content right here.

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