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Top 6 Reasons to Live in Walla Walla, WA

  • With a population of just under 32,000, and a location only 12 miles from the Oregon border, Walla Walla is known for its fresh food, natural beauty and pleasant residents, who have helped it win accolades as the friendliest small town in America. In 2001, Walla Walla also won a Great American Main Street award for its downtown transformation.The semi-rural small town is equidistant from both Seattle and Portland.

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  • Wine and onions! Walla Walla is famous for its sweet onions and the wine that is produced in more than 100 nearby wineries. The onions are available mid-June through August. An annual festival is held to celebrate the onion harvest, but you can tour the wineries any time to sample the fruit of the vine.
  • Arts and culture: ArtWalla is alive and well, with a number of annual events, festivals, performances and displays designed to promote local artists and stimulate interest in the arts. The Little Theater of Walla Walla is a popular venue that has been going strong since 1944.
  • Eating out! There are any number of places to get a great meal, and, of course, they all serve local wine! Try The Marc Restaurant for the best Pacific Northwest dishes in a casually elegant setting. For a different take on dinner on the run, feast on casual Italian at Dominick's on the Runway.
  • A place to call home: Rental rates are affordable and are 12 percent less than the country average and an impressive 62 percent lower than statewide averages. If you rent a property in Walla Walla, you'll probably have plenty of money to grab a latte and a special treat at Colville St. Patisserie or Coffee Perk.
  • A soft buyers' market: Finding a rent to own home in Walla Walla shouldn't be problematic. Although prices are on the rise, you can find a home at a reasonable rate. The average price per square foot of homes for sale is $118. The supply of homes currently exceeds the demand slightly, so prepare your wish list, and start looking. Popular neighborhoods include City Center, where you'll find a mix of small to medium homes and apartments, and Garrett, a safe and walkable area with larger homes and small apartment buildings.
  • Go natural! The town offers 15 parks, a municipal golf course, aquatic center, walking trails, bicycle paths, and a BMX track. The city also has a self-guided historical walking tour of key attractions and encourages fitness with a printed walking map.