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In life, there are many uncertainties. With work, family, hobbies, and everything in between, you can never truly anticipate what life will throw at you. At its core, insurance is designed to protect against the unknowns in life, and our team of trusted advisors is here to help you find the right coverage for you.

Nicholson & Associates has proudly been serving Centralia, Olympia, Packwood, and Vancouver and the surrounding areas since 1965, and continues to support local families and business owners alike so they can focus on what matters most. Our four conveniently located offices make it easy to work with our experienced team. Through our exceptional service, robust products, and commitment to community, you can feel confident that you are prepared and protected no matter what comes your way.

Here, you are more than a policy. You are an integral part of what makes us special and are the reason we do what we do. Experience the Nicholson difference for yourself today and find the peace of mind, support, and community you have been waiting for.

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Serving Washington needs since

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Convenient Locations:
Olympia, Centralia, Packwood, and Vancouver

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Our Values



For our team of expert advisors, customer service is of the highest importance. Our top priority is to create a streamlined and individual experience for every customer. We know that no two families, businesses, or homes are alike, which is why we tailor our services to meet your unique needs. We seek to truly understand what is important to you so that we can protect what matters most. Every client becomes part of our family, which means you can count on us to be there for you whenever you need us, no matter what.



Our primary goal is to protect the community we love. With that, we specifically want to protect what matters to you and your loved ones. The investments you have made in your life and in our community are valuable, and when disaster strikes, we want you to feel confident that the things you have worked for are protected. With custom insurance options coupled with our extensive industry knowledge, we can help navigate and provide the right insurance solutions to protect your family, your accomplishments, and your livelihood.



The heart of Nicholson & Associates is community. As a locally owned and operated independent insurance agency, we want to see our community thrive and actively seek ways to bring growth and prosperity to others. We understand the value our diverse neighbors provide and are proud to support their efforts to create positive change in all of our lives. By connecting meaningfully with surrounding organizations, businesses, and families, we can help foster success in the lives of those that make our community great.

Your Local Team

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Our local independent agencies make insurance convenient, simple, and personal. Every Nicholson team member is deeply committed to creating a positive experience for each customer and strives to provide the best insurance solutions to meet any need. We believe in putting people first and helping others, and our team truly makes this vision a reality. Licensed and experienced in a variety of insurance products, the Nicholson team is ready to take your call and help you get the protection you need to live confidently.

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Coverage For Every Need

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Personal Insurance

From specialty dwellings to antique auto, we've got you covered. We represent a number of well-known and trusted personal insurance carriers so you can confidently cover your personal assets and protect yourself against the unknown. We have affordable and comprehensive options for auto insurance, home insurance, and recreational vehicles, so you can easily shop for the right coverage at the right price, all in one place.

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Commercial Insurance

Business owners have many unique exposures, and we never want you to be left with a gap in your coverage. Our commercial insurance carriers and coverage options are specifically designed with your industry in mind, so you can rest easy knowing that your business is properly protected. Through our expert advisors and robust insurance packages, we can protect your livelihood and continue to help your business thrive through thick and thin.

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Life & Health Insurance

You can never really expect the unexpected, which is why we are proud to offer insurance solutions to protect families and business owners alike. Through our health and life partners, we are able to provide protection for both individual life and health insurance as well as group benefits for employers and employees. With all the ifs in life, we are here to make sure the health and livelihood of you and your loved ones is properly protected.

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Susan A.

I've always received excellent service and the entire staff at Nicholson & Associates is very professional and pleasant to work with.

Kylee Davis

I've never had an insurance agent be so helpful, and so caring before! I've been with Allstate, Farmers, Progressive, and now with Safeco. Hands down the best in Clark county! Cherie Walker was so helpful trying to help me figure out information about my old policy and I wasn't even a client at the time!

Will Peppers Jr

Great place for low rates and excellent staff and service I recommend all I know looking for insurance.

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