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Welcome to Battle Ground ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Battle Ground, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Battle Ground has a population of 21,284 people<2> (see below for details).
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
The telephone area code for Battle Ground: (360)
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 total 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 (which had 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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Battle Ground was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Battle Ground on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Battle Ground.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023