Orchards, WA is an area of approximately 5 square miles of homes, small businesses, and shopping centers. It is bordered to the northeast by Hockinson, to the north by Brush Prairie, to the west by Five Corners, and to the south by the city limits of Vancouver. East Orchards is a neighborhood known for its luxury homes, located near desirable schools, parks and shopping.
It was originally called “Fourth Plain” by the Hudson Bay Company, which was founded in 1825 along the Columbia River. From 2003 to 2008, a series of historical murals was painted on the sides of buildings at Covington and NE Fourth Plain. Orchards Community Park located at 9800 NE 54th St, Vancouver, WA is a popular recreational area with playground, walking trails and a community rose garden.