Cheney Homes & Real Estate
Search Cheney homes for sale below! The delightful city of Cheney, Washington is the home of Eastern Washington University's main campus. The school also has a campus in Spokane. That makes Cheney a happy and happening college town with art venues, coffee shops, bars, pubs, and much more. Cheney is one of the most happening places outside of Spokane, despite its seemingly rural location. Cheney's population ranges between around 10,000-17,000 depending upon whether school is in session or not. It is 17 miles from the city center of Spokane. For more information about Cheney properties for sale or to schedule a home tour, contact our local real estate experts now! Read more about Cheney real estate.
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Cheney Real Estate Market
Cheney was named after Benjamin Pierce Cheney, and incorporated on November 28th, 1883. Benjamin Cheney was a director of the Northern Pacific Railroad and become one of the biggest railroad tycoons in the country. The city went through several names before it became Cheney. It was called Wilow Springs, Depot Springs, Billings and originally, it was known as Section 13. Cheney is right off of Highway 904, otherwise known as the Cheney-Spokane Road. The city is about 16 miles from Spokane. It is south of the larger city and like Spokane, is one of the cities on the eastern side of the state. If you enjoy the company of young people, Cheney may just be the town you're looking for. When school is in session, the town is buzzing with activity and there is still quite a bit going on when the school year is over. Cheney was incorporated in 1883.
Things to Do Near Cheney
There is many things to love about Cheney. There is a farmer's market, many numerous festivals and the university district of downtown always has something going on. The area also boasts the Cheney History Museum.
Cheney Community Highlights
Currently, there are over 200 businesses going strong in Cheney, Washington. The city is currently developing a fiber optic network, and it will be distributed to all businesses in Cheney to provide them with lightning fast internet speeds. Some of the top-rated businesses in the city include Rokko's Teriyaki and BBQ, Zentropia Pizzaria, The BASEMENT, Capstone Coffee, The Mason Jar and the AAA Inn.
Eastern Washington University or EWU is one of the major four year institutions in Washington. EWU had an enrollment of about 13,000 in 2014, comprising students at both the Spokane campus and the main EWU campus in Cheney. As it is the focal point of the town, many things cater to the student body, but the art, culture and variety of things to do, as well as the fresh, exciting atmosphere of the town makes it very attractive to high-energy people.
The downtown historic district is one of the main features of the town as well, as the incorporation of the city dates back to the 1800's. The downtown area is only about four blocks from EWU. The downtown is going through a period of revitalization from a partnership between the city and the university.
Cheney Real Estate Agents
Thinking of buying or selling a home in Cheney? Let our local real estate team guide you through the purchase of your next Cheney property or expertly negotiate the sale of your current home. As local real estate agents, we're experts on the dynamics unique to the Cheney real estate market.
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