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Homes for Sale in Washington, WV

Washington is a census-designated place in Wood County west of the city of Parkersburg in West Virginia. The town sits along the Ohio River, bordering Blennerhassett, Lubeck, and New England’s communities. Washington’s land area is mixed-use, with industrial and logistics facilities occupying most of the riverfront land area. These companies employ a significant portion of residents living in the community, creating a unique small-town feel for Washington. Most residents know one another creating a distinct social connection you only find in small towns.

The hillside areas of the town are primarily private properties with several farmsteads and smaller single-family houses. However, the main bulk of the area’s supply is suburban properties centered along Dupont Road to the south. Properties typically range around the $200,000 price point, making homes in Washington a bit pricier than other towns in the region. Although a bit pricier, these properties, however, also come with larger home lots. There is no uniform design for most homes in Washington, as many residences were constructed as the lot was purchased. You can find a mix of Tudor-style homes, ranch-style homes, and Colonials, to name a few. Other hillside properties and farmsteads also follow suit for custom designs, with several coming with classical colonial plantation-style designs that retain the original architecture of the founding years of the region. If you would like help finding a new home in the area, our team would be glad to help guide you through the various homes for sale in Washington, WV.

Market Overview

Community Stats

Median Home Price

$204,950

Median Home Sold Price

$222,500

Median Price Per Sqft

$95

Median Days In Market

65

Rate of Home Ownership

87.20%

Number of Households

345

What's To Love

Washington offers a distinctly small-town feel that's perfect for buyers looking for a new home to move into with their family. The area is also quite far from the metropolitan area's busier urban streets, perfect for those looking to live far from a busy city center.

What's Not To Love

As a relatively small town and bedroom community, there are very few established amenities, attractions, and public services readily available to families living in Washington. Residents will have to take a short drive into Parkersburg for most of their day to day needs.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

If you’re working at the nearby DuPont industrial park to the north, finding a home within Washington will provide a convenient housing option where your daily commute is relatively short. There are also many other logistics and industrial companies in the area whose employees will surely appreciate living close to work. There’s a very high retention rate in the area, with most homes being owner-occupied. If you’re looking to move into the region and plan to live long-term, Washington is an excellent place to plant your roots.

Find Your Home

Latest homes for sale in Washington, WV

28
Active

$549,900

176 Stonegate Drive

Washington, WV, 26181
Beds5Baths5SqFt4,326MLS#4318411
28
Contingent

$329,000

177 Hardy Heights

Washington, WV, 26181
Beds3Baths2SqFt2,528MLS#4312835
30
Active

$298,500

279 Walnut Grove

Washington, WV, 26181
Beds5Baths3SqFt2,704MLS#4314778
22
Active

$255,000

1429 Lakewood Circle

Washington, WV, 26181
Beds5Baths4SqFt3,150MLS#4305806
28
Active

$240,000

133 Stout Street

Washington, WV, 26181
Beds3Baths3SqFt2,988MLS#4319022
21
Active

$238,000

621 Walnut Grove

Washington, WV, 26181
Beds4Baths2SqFt2,037MLS#4311162
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Meet the locals

Who Lives in Washington, WV

Population

856

Median Age

49.3

Unemployment Rate

4.80%

Cost of Living Score

82.8

Average Household Income

$77,348

Average Household Size

2.48

Entertainment

Things to do in Washington, WV

Butcher Family Farm

Locally owned farm selling fresh produce and other greenhouse-raised plants.

Washington United Methodist

Community church offering regular Sunday mass and other services for their members.

DuPont Employee Recreation Center Park

A member-only recreation center and outdoor park featuring various outdoor and sports facilities.

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

If you're looking to go on a trip, you can visit this state park, which includes the entire island and features lovely historic attractions and scenic walking trails.

Education

Schools in Washington, WV

On the map

Washington, WV Map

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