Bucoda, WA Real Estate

Bucoda WA Real Estate Overview

The first American settler at what is now Bucoda was Aaron Webster (1828–1911) who arrived in 1854 In .the 1860s Webster sold his claim and sawmill to Oliver Shead who officially named the settlement "Seatco", a native word meaning evil spirit or devil. The Northern Pacific Railroad located a station at Seatco in 1872. Later the town was renamed Bucoda using the first two letters of three principal investors in local industries- Buckley, Coulter, and David. In the 1880s investors began operations to mine coal in the area, but the coal was of poor quality and operations were sporadic. From 1874 to 1888 Bucoda was the site of Washington's first territorial prison. It garnered a reputation as a harsh institution as the inmates were used for dangerous and brutal manual labor in local industry. It was discontinued when the state opened the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington. Bucoda was officially incorporated on June 7, 1910. The town had a water tower that was scrapped in the early 1980s. The Mutual Lumber Mill was so productive the town was once billed as the "Town with the Million Dollar Payroll." The Mill burned down and was rebuilt only to have demand wane and once again it was consumed by flames. [source: Wikipedia]




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Bucoda WA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Bucoda: $239,900  County Average: $452,002

Average Taxes in Bucoda: $1,319  County Average: $4,189

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Bucoda: $179  County Average: $192

Average Walkscore in Bucoda: 16  County Average: 16

Average Year Built in Bucoda: 1940  County Average: 1995

Average Days on Website in Bucoda: 3  County Average: 99

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405+/- acre tree farm located just south of Bucoda...

Charming home w/over an acre of perfectly kept, beautifully landscaped yard, att...

This is a large lot with a ton of potential! residential zoning and buildable...

Es, including six tax lots, located just south of Bucoda. rrr 1/5 z...

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Great 5 acre lot in a fantastic location, the property has been mostly cleared, timber was removed in 2014...

Level building lot. approved 3 bedroom septic design...

Cres, including three lots, located just south of Bucoda. rr...

Cres, including three lots, located just south of Bucoda. rr...

Paved street frontage. city water available. wooded lots...

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4329 A St SE, Ste E
Auburn, WA

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