Nestled right on Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor is home to some 20,000 residents and is the largest incorporated city on Whidbey Island. Occupying a total area of 9.1 square miles, this city manages commercial and residential growth without compromising the area's natural environment. Driving around the city, one is welcomed by the sight of carefully planned buildings guarded by lines of oak trees.

When you go around looking for Oak Harbor real estate, you'll begin to truly get a feel for this city. With historic roots dating back to the 1850s, you'll soon learn that Whidbey Island real estate in Oak Harbor was first settled by three men - Martin Tafton from Norway, C.W. Sumner from New England, and Ulrich Freund from Switzerland. Over the years, the city welcomed the Irish and Dutch, steamers and freighters made the journey to and from the mainland, and homes, churches, schools, and businesses sprouted to meet the increasing demands of the locale's rising population.

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Today, Oak Harbor real estate continues to welcome diverse people of all ages. Being the closest city to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor real estate is an excellent choice for military members and their families to call home.

For those who simply want to live close to nature, Oak Harbor is where you'll find Deception Pass State Park. One of the most popular parks in the state, it spans over 4,100 acres. There are plenty trails to explore, designated campsites, and awe-inspiring views to witness. If you would rather view something historical, Deception Pass Bridge, which links Fidalgo Island to Whidbey Island, is not only a National Historic Monument but also a spectacle in the Pacific Northwest.

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