Hoquiam, Washington
Real Estate and Community Information!

When you are looking for a great location to call home, check out all the properties available in Hoquiam ,WA. Established in 1872 as a logging community on the northeast coast of Grays Harbor. In 1881, the Northwestern Mill was built in town to begin producing lumber products for the area. In 1889, the railroad extended a line from Aberdeen to Hoquiam, making it easier to transport lumber products. By 1927, a pulp mill was built and was purchase in 1928 by the Hammerhill Paper Company of Pennsylvania. As of 2010, the city had a population of 8,726.

There are a number of great recreational activities available on Grays Harbor such as paddling and canoeing as well as hiking or cycling along the coastline. You can also enjoy fishing and crabbing activities in the harbor. Hoquiam WA is just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean and just minutes to a number of forest areas including the Quinault Rain Forest and the Olympic National Park. The forests and National Park include campsites and RV hookups for those that enjoy getting back to nature. For more information about local parks and recreation, go to: www.cityofhoquiam.com.

While you are looking for homes for sale in the area, check out all the attractions and activities around northeast Grays Harbor as well. A home buyer will find plenty of things to do such as the Polson History Museum with many local artifacts and exhibits. The Westpoint Maritime Museum was originally built as the Coast Guard Lifeboat station for the area and now houses displays of ships and naval exhibits. The Aberdeen Museum of History is just a few miles from a wide variety of homes. For more information about local activities nearby, go to: www.familydaysout.com.

Home buyers will find plenty more events nearby to keep them busy. There are several local golf courses including the Highland Golf Course, Oaksridge Golf Course, Pacific Paradise and the Ocean Shores Golf Course. For a day with the family, check out the Griffiths Priday Ocean State Park or the Ocean City State Park. The Westport Light State Park is a great place to check out the ocean waves or to go clamming. Take a tour of the Lady Washington, an example of the ship that Captain Robert Gray first sailed into Gray's Harbor or visit the Castle, a Victorian Mansion built by lumber tycoon Robert Lytle in 1897. For more details about events in and around the city, go to: graysharborguide.com.

For more about homes and real estate available in the area, you can contact the realtors at Premier Realty Grays Harbor. For further details, go to: www.prgraysharbor.com.

Premier Realty Grays Harbor
Premier Realty Grays Harbor
(360) 533-1900