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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Average Price in Bucoda: $389,000 / County Average: $440,547

Average Taxes in Bucoda: $1,519 / County Average: $4,720

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Bucoda: $257 / County Average: $187

Average Walkscore in Bucoda: 16 / County Average: 15

Average Year Built in Bucoda: 1979 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Bucoda: 87 / County Average: 68

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Affordable 4-bdrm home w/over 2,100 sf! open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings, large great room open to dining + kitchen, wood burning stove, nice big island w/breakfast bar, lots of counter space, pantry, built-in microwave - all appliances included...

Approximately 80 acre tree farm just outside of Bucoda...

Opportunity awaits to own this mini farm on the skookumchuck river...

2.5 acre parcel in an area of very nice newer frame homes...

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

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

Awesome mini farm, 30 acres can be divided. 3 bedroom 1-3/4 bath well kept farm home...

28 acres that is currently divided into 3 separate tax parcels that has current zoning of commercial or residential use in the city of Bucoda wa a small rural community between centralia & tenino wa. ...

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

If you are seeking the perfect country setting for your custom home site, you must see this one of a kind location...

Owner financing available. low down payment, terms negotiable...

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

Owner financing available. low down payment, terms negotiable...

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

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Bryant VanEngelenburg
4329 A St SE, Ste E
Auburn, WA

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