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: $210,000 / County Average: $665,487

Average Taxes in Bucoda: $268 / County Average: $4,094

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Bucoda: $221 / County Average: $319

Average Walkscore in Bucoda: 0 / County Average: 21

Average Year Built in Bucoda: 1934 / County Average: 1997

Average Days on Website in Bucoda: 28 / County Average: 64

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buyer will be responsible to confirm utilities and any restrictions. hookup to the town of Bucoda water system which is on the street as well as utility. septic required....

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F this charming & affordable 2-bd, 1-bath home in Bucoda! cute as a button sin...

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924 square feet looking for someone ready for a major rehab project...

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check with local jurisdiction regarding acceptable possibilities. Bucoda is a little town of it's own between chehalis and tenino....

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Priced below assessed value! slightly more than a quarter acre/ 2 city lots in 1 tax parcel...

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Affordable home with room to improve put you loving touches on it as you go...

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