An attractive group of modern school buildings serves a scattered community. In the 1890s the Northern Pacific Railway promoted the site as its railway terminus on Grays Harbor. Lots were sold and buildings were erected, but shortly afterward, the railroad switched its terminal to Aberdeen, and the town lapsed into obscurity. On
Gone now are most remnants of the town. The Ocosta Grange, used during the 1960s as a dance hall, still stands and a majestic Queen Anne-inspired farmhouse sits atop a bluff along SR 105 just before entering Ocosta.