City of Mossyrock Present
As of the 2010 census the City of Mossyrock has 759 residents living inside of the city limits several hundred more households are within the City’s Urban Growth Area. The City of Mossyrock is a Code City. The City of Mossyrock is home to the K-12 Mossyrock School District of over 400 students.
The area is well-known for recreational opportunities and provide a welcoming atmosphere to visitors and residents alike who enjoy outdoors activities. The immediate Mossyrock area lies within the Klickitat Creek drainage basin which is known for its highly fertile soils. Agricultural traditions remain alive today with both large-scale and small-scale farming. With several large berry grower and tree farmers the area preserves its rural charm.
The influence of the nearby Dams of Riffe and Mayfield, both built in the 1960’s, remains to this day also since they transformed the wild Cowlitz River into two recreational lakes, Riffe Lake and Lake Mayfield.
Our Public Works Department maintains a high-quality fresh water distribution system from a pair of deep wells in the Klickitat Prairie. A modern, efficient WasteWater Treatment Plant built in 2001 serves the area. Public investment in these systems along with City buildings including a large Community Center, several miles of City streets, lighting, stormwater management and Parks support the public health, safety, welfare and economics.
Community volunteer efforts are a major factor in the vitality of this City and surrounding area. Volunteer and civic groups are too numerous to list but include parade organizers, quilters, veterans, community dinners, Lewis County Fire District #3 volunteers, and many Mossyrock School District activities.
Mossyrock is a community that values and honors family, education, its history and takes pride in looking to the future.