Washougal WA rests on the banks of the Columbia River. Gorge National Scenic Area borders Washougal to the east and is a popular tourist and wind surfing area. The Washougal River, which joins the Columbia River, is noted for its excellent fishing. Lacamas Lake Park, north of Camas WA, provides hiking trails, boating, fishing and picnic sites.
Washougal WA is close to the Portland International Airport , which services major airlines for domestic and international travel. It is an easy 15-minute trip to Portland Oregon. Our area has a small local airport, which serves private pilots. Washougal has a mild climate with an average of 50 inches of rain each year with about five days each winter where snow (usually unmeasurable) or icy conditions exist.
Washougal has a strong industrial base. Georgia Pacific pulp and paper mill and Hewlett-Packard Corp. ink jet printer factory are the two largest employers in the county, followed by a number of other corporations including Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas , C-Tech Industries , Underwriters Laboratories , Furuno U.S.A., Wafertech , Linear Technology Corp , and Pendleton Woolen Mills.
Because of the excellent industrial base, Camas WA real estate and Washougal WA real estate have low property tax rates. There is no state income tax in Washington.
Clark Community College is located in Vancouver WA, 14 miles west of Washougal WA. Washington State University branch campus is located in North Vancouver WA, about 20 miles from Camas WA. For more information on any current listing in this area please contact us. We are experts in the Vancouver and Portland area and would love to be your Portland OR Realtors.