City of West Richland
Quality of life in West Richland is unrivaled: we enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, excellent neighborhoods, a first-rate school system, and a relaxed lifestyle. City of West Richland residents benefit from lively community events complemented by a caring and welcoming atmosphere.
Better! In 2014, the city was honored to be named by the website NerdWallet as the second best community in Washington to raise a family. The same year, the real estate blog Movoto ranked West Richland the sixth safest city in the state.
Many families have already discovered West Richland is among the best – the city has grown by a whopping 65 percent since 2000.
Brighter! With the Yakima River Gateway at the city’s eastern Van Giesen Street entrance, and the Red Mountain Center anchoring our western entrance, the City of West Richland is enhancing economic development and tourism opportunities for the community and thousands of visitors traveling through our sun-drenched town.
West Richland is located at the entrance of the renowned Red Mountain American Viticultural Area, a premier grape growing and wine production region. Within the city there are many places to taste locally-produced wine, beer, hard cider, and spirits.
The Belmont District Industrial Job Center is a light industrial-commercial site. The city-owned, development-ready property offers 38 acres; the property features high-speed fiber optic capability, natural gas, water, sewer, and telecommunications infrastructure.
Bolder! West Richland’s abundant parks, bicycling and jogging paths, and the Bombing Range Sports Complex have become the home for many activities. Events include the popular Summer Outdoor Concert Series in Flat Top Park, National Night Out, Harvest Festival, and the Hogs & Dogs Family Festival. Each November, Veterans and enthusiasts participate in the engaging Veterans Day Parade.
Nature enthusiasts enjoy the Yakima River which is a great fishing location and also fun for floating and kayaking; enhancements in 2015 will provide improved public access. Golf is a favorite at the West Richland Golf Course; enjoy a satisfying meal at the clubhouse overlooking the 18-hole, par 71, links-style course.
Come join West Richland….a growing, distinguished community with a vibrant future. Visit www.westrichland.org for more information.