Tucked in the north-east corner of the state, Ferry County is one of Washington State’s least traversed counties, and one of its best tourism bargains. With only 3.4 persons per square mile (by comparison, King County, which includes the city of Seattle, Washington, has 912 people per square mile), citizens of and visitors to Ferry County enjoy a lot more open space, more blue sky, more uncrowded trails and campsites, and a lot less stress and traffic than the folks in more congested areas of the state. Read more
In 1898 a woman on horse back rode the hills around Republic, Washington looking for a suitable burial place for a man who’d recently died. At the time, Republic was a rough and tumble gold rush town filled to the brim with miners, and as yet hadn’t established a cemetery. That all changed when a man named Patrick Callahan died in Republic’s first mining-related accident. Read more
Ferry County, Washington’s relatively affordable land and building costs tempt many into building or purchasing a retirement or vacation home in the area. With its pleasant views, numerous lakes and rivers, and quiet and relaxed atmosphere, it’s easy to find land or homes here that will fit your interests and lifestyle.