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Located southeastern part of the U.S. state of Washington, consisting of three neighboring cities: Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland, the Tri Cities id a mid-sized metropolitan area. Named after the three cities it is situated at the junction of the Yakima, Snake, and Columbia rivers in the semi-arid region of Southeastern Washington.However, a fourth neighboring city, West Richland, is generally included as part of the Tri-City area and region, as are a several unincorporated communities.

About Tri Cities
In 2010, Kiplinger, a Washington, D.C. based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, available in print, online, audio, video and software products included the Tri-Cities among the Top 10 best places to raise a family. CNN/Money on the other hand, ranked the Tri-Cities as one of the top 10 best bets for gains in housing value, owing to its fairly stable economic conditions since the early 2000s.[continue reading]

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Brief History of the Tri Cities
In 1891, Pasco was the first of the Tri-Cities to be incorporated which was also the largest city because of its railroad station. It was followed by Kennewick in 1904 and Richland in 1910. Pasco had the most land for easy irrigation and farming and was still the largest up until the founding of Hanford near Richland. Farming was the basis of almost each sector of the economy of the Tri Cities’ early years. In fact, even at present, agriculture is a big part of the Tri-Cities, Pasco in particular.

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