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: $0 / County Average: $577,914

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Bucoda: $0 / County Average: $295

Average Walkscore in Bucoda: 3 / County Average: 19

Average Year Built in Bucoda: 1936 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Bucoda: 18919 / County Average: 38

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2-bedroom craftsman home is just outside of tenino in the town of Bucoda. this home is currently rented so you could keep it for income or make ...

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Building lot in quiet town of Bucoda. municipal water is available and septic is required...

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Two 51'x114' lots stacked end to end. merchantable timber...

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Located on a double corner lot sits this quaint 1901 craftsman home...

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