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Association of Washington Cities
1076 Franklin Street SE
Olympia, WA 98501
360-753-4137 1-800-562-8981

AWC is located on the corner of 11th and Franklin. Our main entrance is located on Franklin St.

Parking at AWC

We have three visitor spots located by the side of our building on 11th.

DO NOT PARK in the Centennial Park gravel lot across the street from AWC or in the Columbia Bank lot. These areas require an assigned parking pass. Lots are monitored and violators are subject to ticketing or towing.

The AWC staff lot is unavailable as it is assigned parking for staff.

If you need assistance please check with the AWC receptionist.

Other parking options

Metered street parking spots located on Franklin or Adams Streets
Cost: 50 cents per hour from 8 am – 5 pm
Meters will only take coins or an Olympia city parking card. AWC reception can provide change if needed.

State of WA public parking lots located around Capitol Campus
Cost: $2.00 per hour
Nearest lot is at 11th Ave and Washington Streets (DNR lot), 1 block SW from AWC.
Guest MUST purchase a ticket from their kiosk to place on car dashboard.

DASH shuttle to the Olympia Farmers Market – 700 N. Capitol Way (northern most end of Capitol Way)
Pay to park at the downtown Olympia Farmers Market Lot then ride the free Intercity Transit DASH Shuttle bus back to AWC. The bus loops around the Capitol Campus and stops at 11th and Franklin.

Map and directions


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General driving directions

Coming Southbound on I-5: Take exit 105. Stay to the left as the exit ramp splits. The ramp will take you up and around a corner. Stay to the right after the corner. You will go right at the roundabout onto Jefferson street. Get into the left lane and turn left at the second light onto 11th. AWC is in the second block on the right. Visitor parking is available at the side door off of 11th. There are four visitor spots in that location. Our entrance is on Franklin Street. Please do not park in the AWC parking lot. It is reserved parking for staff only. Additional visitor parking is listed above. If you need assistance please check with the AWC receptionist.

Coming Northbound on I-5: Take exit 105. Stay to the left as the exit ramp splits. The ramp will take you up and around a corner. Stay to the right after the corner. You will go right at the roundabout onto Jefferson street. Get into the left lane and turn left at the second light onto 11th. AWC is in the second block on the right. Visitor parking is available at the side door off of 11th. There are four visitor spots in that location. Our entrance is on Franklin Street. Please do not park in the AWC parking lot. It is reserved parking for staff only. Additional visitor parking is listed above. If you need assistance please check with the AWC receptionist.

Coming from the Capitol Campus: Turn right onto Union. Turn right onto Adams. Turn right onto 11th. Visitor parking is available at the side door off of 11th. There are four visitor spots in that location. Our entrance is on Franklin Street. Please do not park in the AWC parking lot. It is reserved parking for staff only. Additional visitor parking is listed above. If you need assistance please check with the AWC receptionist.

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