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Welcome to Battle Ground ...

The city of Battle Ground is located in Clark County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Battle Ground has a population of 21,284 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Battle Ground.

Battle Ground is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Battle Ground lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Battle Ground is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Battle Ground: 98604<4>

Websites for Battle Ground ...

Official Website: www.ci.battle-ground.wa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Battle Ground had an population of 21,284 people. This is an increase of 21.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 128.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Battle Ground had a population of 17,571 people. This makes Battle Ground the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Battle Ground represents 0.26% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,571 people, the population of Battle Ground increased 89.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,296 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Battle Ground.

Communities Also Named Battle Ground ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Battle Ground - they are located in Indiana and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Battle Ground.

Communities near Battle Ground ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Battle Ground.

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancouver
    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<6>
  • Gresham [Multnomah County]
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    • Gresham [Multnomah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,031 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gresham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gresham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gresham<6>
  • Camas [Clark County]
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    • Camas [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camas<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Troutdale [Multnomah County]
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      • Troutdale [Multnomah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutdale<6>
    • Washougal [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washougal
      • Washougal [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washougal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washougal<6>
    • Saint Helens [Columbia County]
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      • Saint Helens [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,071 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helens have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Helens<6>
    • Ridgefield [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgefield
      • Ridgefield [Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgefield<6>
    • Fairview [Multnomah County]
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      • Fairview [Multnomah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairview<6>
    • Scappoose [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scappoose
      • Scappoose [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,618 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scappoose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scappoose<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Battle Ground. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Battle Ground.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Battle Ground. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Battle Ground.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Battle Ground. See our Newspapers Page for Battle Ground.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Battle Ground ...

Looking for more information about Battle Ground? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Battle Ground, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Battle Ground.

Adding Battle Ground to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Battle Ground in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Battle Ground was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Battle Ground on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Battle Ground on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Battle Ground: www.ci.battle-ground.wa.us/

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Clark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Battle Ground.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Battle Ground - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Battle Ground). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Battle Ground or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Battle Ground) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Battle Ground. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Battle GroundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Battle Ground. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7807, Longitude: -122.5476    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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