Cowlitz County sits between Mt. St. Helens and the shores of the Columbia River, a natural border between Southwest Washington and Oregon next door. The county seat is Kelso, its second-largest city.
Cowlitz County contains 5 cities and 31 unincorporated communities. Much of it is rugged, rural, and hilly. Home buyers looking for real estate in Cowlitz County can easily find wooded lots, view homes, and waterfront properties along the Cowlitz, Columbia, or Lewis Rivers, to name just a few of the bodies of water here.
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Cities in Cowlitz County
Cowlitz County Info
Cowlitz County is an important trade hub; the Port of Longview sits on a deep-draft stretch of the Columbia River, the terminals of which support cargo loading and off loading from large ships. The Port connects to Interstate 5 and a major north/south railway route.
Timber and forest products (e.g. paper) have been major components of the local economy for generations and continue to generate employment opportunities.
Cowlitz County also includes parts of the Mount St. Helens National Monument and Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Local roads carry loads of tourist to and from them both all year round, so tourism is another component of the local economy.
Cowlitz County, WA Resources
Cowlitz County Home Search
Always get the latest Cowlitz County, Washington property listings. This page is updated with Cowlitz County Washington real estate information several times per day from for the most extensive regional MLS in Southwest Washington (RMLS).
House prices in Cowlitz County are lower when compared to the Washington State average. The housing stock consists of [Single family homes, Condominiums, Townhomes, Luxury homes, Mansions, Estates].
Each property listing includes the price, year built, size of the home (square feet), size of the lot, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, and other vital details. You’ll also be able to check the number of days it has been on market (DOM), the MLS number, and the listing status (active, pending, or bump-able).
You can also review exterior features as well as the architectural style of the home. If any appliances or other personal property are included with the sale, those will also be noted.
When available, local information will be included along with Cowlitz County schools, neighborhood walkability, and a map.
Cowlitz County Realtors®
Buying or selling a home? If you’re looking to buy a home, contact our Cowlitz County, Washington real estate agents; we’re the LOCAL experts and can answer all of your home buying and Cowlitz County city and neighborhood questions. If you’re thinking of selling your home in the Cowlitz County area, our listing agents can provide dates and prices of recently sold homes nearby, up-to-date Cowlitz County real estate market information, and previous sales history.