Washington, WV HomesWashington WV Homes for Sale and Community Information

Half between Parkersburg and Vienna WV is the unincorporated community of Washington WV. It rests on 4.2 square miles of land in Wood County and houses 1,175 people in Washington homes. Residents work in manufacturing and production, construction, engineers and professional technicians. Kids living in Washington WV real estate will attend Parkersburg WV schools. They will seek higher education at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Ohio University-Main Campus or Marshall University. Annie Oakley, Arsenio Hall and Clark Gable once lived on Washington properties.

Little is written about Washington's history, except to say that George Washington surveyed the area when he was a teen. He was granted lands along the Ohio River by King George. His brothers also built homes in the area. The addition of roads, railroads and river travel in the area in the latter half of the 1800s meant that the newly discovered natural gas and oil fields would bring in business and settlers. Economic diversification and education in addition to the chemical industry, i.e. DuPont, anchor the economy today.

Owners of Washington WV homes enjoy watching their families playing in the park. Buyers of homes for sale in Washington may do the same, particularly at Vienna's Jackson Memorial Park. The park offers swimming, ball fields, picnic facilities and playground equipment. Fort Boreman Historical Park in Parkersburg offers new home owners stunning views of two rivers, a partially-reconstructed Civil War fort complete with trenches and picnic facilities. McDonough Wildlife Refuge in Vienna gives the newcomer a chance to see wild fowl, foxes, deer and coyotes in their natural settings. Parkersburg's Point Park is just that; it sits at the meeting of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. It is the point at which new homeowners will debark to Blennerhassett Island.

Town events will be of some interest to new owners of Washington real estate. ThisWashington, WV Real Estate would be a great time to uncover your Harley for the 9th Annual Toys for Tots Ride. Check out Korn featuring Rob Zombie. The Washington home buyer could take a carful of family and friends to see the Festival of Lights or play miniature golf at Magic Mountain. Attend the Fairfield County Holiday Parade and much more.

New owners of Washington homes for sale will appreciate area attractions with which to fascinate the kids. This may not interest the kids, but you'll get a kick out of the Fenton Glass Factory. They've stopped making glass items and turned to beads and jewelry in order to survive economically. Take a ferry ride to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. The kids will like the narrated wagon rides and perhaps even the hiking. Go back in time to a Civil War home and plantation at Henderson Hall.

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