Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver: The third most populous city in Washington. It is located in the northwestern part of the state. Vancouver is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and the Clark County Historical Museum.

About

Vancouver is a city located in the county of Clark in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 161,791. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 186,192 inhabitants.

The city was created 199 years ago in 1824.

Just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, Vancouver, WA combines small-town charm with urban growth. This outdoorsy city provides easy access to the attractions of Portland with a more relaxed vibe.

Access to Nature

Vancouver boasts an average of 127 acres of parks and open space per 1,000 residents. The Vancouver Waterfront Park stretches along the Columbia River for strolling, cycling, or picnicking with river views.

Nearby Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge offers hiking and wildlife viewing. And scenic mountain trails at Lacamas Park overlook beautiful Lacamas Lake.

Growing Business Community

Major employers like Nautilus, Inc., Hewlett-Packard, and Sharp Laboratories of America operate headquarters or offices in Vancouver. The city's business-friendly environment and quality of life attracts companies.

Vancouver's Esther Short District provides a lively urban core with shopping, dining, breweries, and seasonal markets in a walkable area.

Small-Town Atmosphere

Even as it grows into a metropolitan hub, Vancouver retains its small-town atmosphere. Residents take pride in their community and support traditions like the annual Vancouver Veterans Day Parade and popular Vancouver Farmers Market.

New neighborhoods and developments blend seamlessly with historic areas like Officers Row filled with century-old homes.

Vancouver offers the best of all worlds - natural beauty, urban opportunities, and community spirit.

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Location of Vancouver on Washington map.

Quick Facts about Vancouver

Population : 186,192 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : Clark County
Postal code : 99682–99687, 99668, 99660–99666
Phone Area Codes : 360
Altitude : 561 feet / 171, 52 meters
Capital city : Vancouver is capital of Clark County
Establishment : January 01, 1825 (199 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 08:54:47 (2nd March 2024)
Population growth : 13.11% (2010-2020)
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Vancouver WA Collage
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Geography

Vancouver is located at 45°38'19"N 122°39'41"W (45.6387300, -122.6614900).

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Demographics

The population of Vancouver increased by 13.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 161,791 - census
2011 169,046 4.29% estimation process
2012 170,035 0.58% estimation process
2013 171,565 0.89% estimation process
2014 173,406 1.06% estimation process
2015 176,409 1.7% estimation process
2016 178,621 1.24% estimation process
2017 180,360 0.96% estimation process
2018 182,887 1.38% estimation process
2019 184,463 0.85% estimation process
2020 186,192 0.93% estimation process

Vancouver zip code is 98660. County name: Clark, County fips: 53011

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Best Things to Do in Vancouver

1 North Image Park

Rating: 4 (23)

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2 Oregon-Washington Bridge

Rating: 5 (1)

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Oregon-Washington Bridge

Where to Stay in Vancouver

1 Hilton Vancouver Washington

Rating: 4.4 (1580)

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2 Motel 6 Vancouver, WA

Rating: 3.3 (1279)

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3 Best Western Plus Vancouver Mall Dr. Hotel & Suites

Rating: 4.1 (1163)

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4 Comfort Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown City Center

Rating: 4 (679)

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5 Hampton Inn & Suites Portland/Vancouver

Rating: 4.6 (633)

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Other Places in Vancouver

1 City of Vancouver- City Hall

Rating: 2.8 (20)

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City of Vancouver- City Hall

2 Utilities Department-Vancouver

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3 Clark County Parks

Rating: 3.2 (5)

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4 Clark Regional Wastewater District

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Clark Regional Wastewater District

5 Vancouver Fire Department Station 5

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6 Vancouver Planning & Zoning

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7 Vancouver Public Records

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8 Vancouver Mayor's Office

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9 City of Vancouver WA

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10 Vancouver City Treasurer

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People born in Vancouver (75)

People born in Vancouver, including film producer Scott Mosier, professional wrestler Tamina Snuka, astronaut Michael Barratt, .

List

  • Greg Biffle (American racecar driver) he was born in 23/12/1969
  • Bonnie Wetzel (American jazz musician) she was born in 15/05/1926
  • Derek Raivio (American basketball player) he was born in 09/11/1984
  • Donald Behm (Olympic wrestler) he was born in 13/02/1945
  • James Dunsmuir (British Columbian industrialist and politician (1851-1920)) he was born in 08/07/1851
  • Buddy Rose (American professional wrestler) he was born in 27/11/1952
  • Ron Rose (American poker player) he was born in 04/09/1944
  • Brandon Cantu (American poker player) he was born in 10/05/1981
  • Tina Ellertson (National Women's Soccer League defender and US national team member) she was born in 20/05/1982
  • Randy Myers (American professional baseball player, relief pitcher) he was born in 19/09/1962
  • Stuart Rudin (American actor) he was born in 16/12/1941
  • Maarty Leunen (American basketball player) he was born in 03/09/1985
  • Dennis Heck (U.S. Representative from Washington) he was born in 29/07/1952
  • Alina Cho (American journalist) she was born in 01/01/1971
  • Annette Cleveland (State Senator from Washington State)
  • Bobby Jaggers (American professional wrestler) he was born in 08/01/1948
  • Brett Pierce (American football player) he was born in 07/01/1981
  • Chuck Brayton (American baseball player) he was born in 20/10/1925

Schools in Vancouver

College & universities near Vancouver, WA

Code Name City ZIP
234933 Clark College Vancouver (WA) 98663-3598
235501 International Air and Hospitality Academy Vancouver (WA) 98661
487348 Aveda Institute Portland-Vancouver Campus Vancouver (WA) 98661-7264
208488 Concordia University-Portland Portland (OR) 97211-6099
209825 University of Portland Portland (OR) 97203-5798

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Vancouver, WA

Code Name Address Type
VAN Vancouver station 1301 West 11th Street RAIL
PDG Portland, OR 550 NW 6th Avenue BUS
PDX Union Station 800 NW Sixth Ave. RAIL
ORC Oregon City station 1757 Washington Street RAIL
MNI Manning, Oregon 47000 Highway 26 BUS

Post offices near Vancouver

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Vancouver Post Office Vancouver (WA) 98666
Vancouver Post Office Vancouver (WA) 98661
Kenton Post Office Portland (OR) 97217
Piedmon Post Office Portland (OR) 97211
Portland Airpor Post Office Portland (OR) 97238

Other cities in Clark County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clark County , WA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Camas 25,981 City in Clark County, Washington, United States
Battle Ground 21,712 City in Clark County, Washington
Salmon Creek 19,686 Census designated place
Orchards 19,556 Census designated place
Five Corners 18,159 Census designated place
Sunnyside 16,924 City in Washington, United States
Washougal 16,111 City in Clark County, Washington, United States
Ridgefield 11,278 City in Washington, United States
Walnut Grove 9,790 City in Minnesota, United States
Minnehaha 9,771 Census-designated place in Clark County, Washington, United States
Mill Plain 7,874 Census designated place
Mount Vista 7,850 Census designated place
Felida 7,385 Census designated place
Hockinson 4,771 Census designated place
Venersborg 3,745 Place in Washington, USA
La Center 3,602 City in Ballard County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Vancouver distances to largest Washington cities

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