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]
Average Price in Bucoda: $315,000 / County Average: $633,756
Average Taxes in Bucoda: $1,676 / County Average: $4,534
Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Bucoda: $245 / County Average: $296
Average Walkscore in Bucoda: 3 / County Average: 19
Average Year Built in Bucoda: 1980 / County Average: 1992
Average Days on Website in Bucoda: 4 / County Average: 32
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tree-framed level lot already grass seeded & ready for your landscaping design & is nextdoor to an identical twin home for sale in separate listing mls#1932900. kitty corner from historic Bucoda town hall & community center & close to post office, historic eatery & riverfront park. 15 mins to centralia outlet stores, 22 mins to tumwater costco & state offices....
Priced below appraised value 5+/- acres. 1999 manufactured home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large den/office and just shy, 1800 sq...
Well & electrical on property and mound septic 3 bedroom...
Peaceful setting for a modest home in Bucoda. the back yard is fully fenced with a view of the skookumchuck river...
Bright, roomy, one level 3 bedroom 1 3/4 bath on a shy half acre level lot in the peaceful old mill court estates community...
Charming 2 bed, 1 bath home that has been rebuilt from the ground up...
Build your dream home or build and sell for profit on this freshly cleared land...
Lots of potential to develop in a great location close to town...
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$799,900 Single Family 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 2,708
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