When considering homes for sale in West Pasco, Washington, why not consider a resident Realtor® for help. Colleen and I live in West Pasco and love it! We know the area and enjoy everything West Pasco has to offer, everything from the easy freeway access, the river recreation, tons of shopping, and much more. Let’s explore a little background of the area we live, work, and play in…
West Pasco’s Heritage
Lewis and Clark first camped it the Pasco area in October of 1805. Their exhibition is commemorated by the Sacagawea State park located on the river next to West Court Street. Pasco and the rest of the Tri Cities were mainly a fur trader camp but they really started to grow in size when the Hanford project was started in the 1940’s.
Fastest Growing Area
West Pasco, Washington, a census designated place in Franklin County Washington makes up 7.2 square miles of the 37.4 square miles that is Pasco, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the population of West Pasco was 4,629 and based on per capita income, it ranked 47th of the 522 areas to live in Washington and the best place to live in Franklin County. Due to Pasco’s rapid growth, Franklin County is the 18th fastest growing county in the United States.
Quick and Easy Freeway Access
West Pasco is centrally located in the tri-cities with easy access to freeways. There are good entertainment and food locations close by including road 68 and Court Street. West Pasco also has many recreational activities located nearby. There is the vast Columbia River to go swimming and boating, there are plenty of parks to play in, there is the TRAC off road 68 that holds many events, In the summer the local Class A team, the Tri-Cities Dust Devils plays at Gesa Stadium, and there are many other local activities to attend.
West Pasco, Still Growing
Just recently, road 68 has boomed in growth and has become the new home to many new businesses including wal-mart, yokes, Lowes, Fairchild Cinemas, and many other stores including numerous fast food restaurants.
And of course, the fine schools…
There are many different schools located in West Pasco, Washington including Columbia Basin College which was founded in 1955 and now has a student body of almost 7000 students. There is also the newly built Chiawana High School that opened fall of 2009 located on Argent.
If you are considering a move to West Pasco Washington. Let us help. We are Joe and Colleen Lane, The Lane Real Estate Team, where Colleen is the Broker, and I do whatever she tells me to do. Call or email today, 509.438.9344