Located just 14 miles from downtown Spokane, Colbert offers a small-town eastern Washington lifestyle with all of the amenities of a world-class city. Home to approximately 10,200 people, this is an affordable small town with many intriguing attractions.
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Spokane County has a rich history. As the home of the Spokane Tribe, whose name means, "children of the sun," this land has been cultivated for millennia. In the early 1840s, white settlers began to arrive in the area, with Spokane County being created in 1858.
Today, Colbert residents find many employment and schooling opportunities in Colbert and throughout Spokane County. Students are just minutes away from several top universities, including Gonzaga and Whitworth universities, both located in Spokane. Residents in the medical field also have access to a number of employment opportunities, like Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital and Deaconess Medical Center. Jobs in government and education are also plentiful, with the city of Spokane, Spokane public schools, and area universities all being top employers in the area.
Families (and animal lovers) in Colbert enjoy visiting the Cat Tales Zoological Park, located in nearby Mead. Home to a wide variety of wild jungle and mountain cats, Cat Tales provides the unique opportunity for students to attend Zoo School at the park, where they will learn all aspects of zoo operations, and provides great training for a possible career in zoology.
Colbert residents are also minutes away from all of Spokane's top attractions, including the trash-eating goat, and Riverfront Park, the finest remnant of the 1974 World's Fair. The area is also chock-full of vineyards, so enjoying local vino is always a plus for residents.
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