Sehome Hill Neighborhood

The Sehome Hill Neighborhood  is an older development located on the northeast side of Sehome Hill. Since Sehome Hill is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Bellingham the population density here is the highest. Most of the single and multi family structures are at least 50 years old. The Sehome Hill Arboretum, located at the top of Sehome Hill provides a natural area for plant species to grow that are indigenous to the region. The larger homes closer to WWU have been converted into apartments or shared housing for students.

Many of the larger homes with historical value are located in the Sehome Hill National Historic District. Located in the center of the neighborhood this older residential community showcases large, well maintained homes with impeccable landscaping. A large number of this homes have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Aside from the Arboretum, Laurel Park and Forest and Cedar Park offer open spaces and playground equipment for children.

Quick Facts:

  •  Sehome Hill is a steep bedrock formation rising 650 feet from Bellingham Bay

  • Over 80 percent of the housing in the Sehome Neighborhood is over 20 years old, and much of it is at least 50 years old


Elementary students attend Lowell, Middle School students attend Fairhaven and High School students attend Sehome.


Homes For Sale in Sehome Neighborhood

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