The idea of “neighborhood” is important to people. They want to like where they live. Here are brief descriptions of various neighborhoods in the Lewiston and Clarkston area:
Located in the southern portion of Lewiston, the Lewiston Orchards is higher in elevation than Lewiston Downtown and is named after the fruit orchards that previously covered the area. The average house in this portion of town was built between 1950 to present.
Lewiston Downtown/Normal Hill
Some of this area is also referred to as “Normal Hill“, and encompasses the area level to the river or slightly higher. It contains a lot of historical early century style homes. You will be very close to area businesses, restaurants, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and Lewis-Clark State College. Most homes in this area were built between 1920 and 1950.
This area is between the Downtown and Orchards areas. Some homes provide views of the Snake River or LC Valley. On average these homes were built between the 1950’s and 1970’s.
Located on the east side of downtown Lewiston, these homes were also built between the 1950’s and 1970’s. During the Christmas season people enjoy driving through “Candy Cane Lane” admiring the numerous holiday and candy cane decorations.
The Lewiston Elks is the area in and around the Lewiston Golf & Country Club and Elks Lodge, next to the river. Some of the homes and condos feature nice river views. This area of homes has been built from the 1970’s through the current and many of the streets have covenants and restrictions.
This subdivision lends to larger homes with spectacular views on minimally sized lots. Located between Downtown and Orchards area, homes started being built in the early 1990’s to present.
Cougar Ridge and Harvest Vista
These are two newer subdivisions located slightly outside of the city limits. Cougar Ridge lots are about 1 acre, where Harvest Vista lots are about 1/2 an acre each. Homes started being built in the early 1990’s to current. These areas also provide covenants and restrictions. View information and homes in Cougar Ridge and Harvest Vista
The Downtown area refers to the area level to the river or slightly higher. On average, houses in this portion of town were built in the 1920’s to 1950’s. You will also be close to area businesses, restaurants, Tri-State Hosptial, Walla Walla Community College, along with the new Aquatic Center.
This area is the southern portion of Clarkston that is much higher in elevation than the Downtown area. The average house in this portion of town was built between 1960’s to present.
The Quailridge Golf Course area engulfs miles of residential subdivisions. Many lots have river views, and most lots have territorial views. Houses and condos were built from the early 1980’s to present.
Asotin is a smaller town about 5 miles south of Clarkston. It sits on a bend of the Snake River, and elevation is mostly level with the river or slightly higher. Homes in this area were built between the turn of the century to present.