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Welcome to Camas ...

The city of Camas is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).

Camas is located in Clark County<1>.

The pronunciation of Camas: KAM-uhs<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Camas has a population of 24,476 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Camas is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Camas: (360)

The ZIP code for Camas: 98607<5>

Websites for Camas ...

Official Website: www.ci.camas.wa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Camas had an population of 24,476 people. This is an increase of 26.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 95.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Camas had a population of 19,355 people. This makes Camas the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Camas represents 0.29% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,355 people, the population of Camas increased 54.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,534 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Camas.

Communities Also Named Camas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Camas: This one is located in Clark County and the other is located in Stevens County.

Beyond Washington, there are 4 communities that are also named Camas - they are located in Idaho (2) and Montana.

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

Communities near Camas ...

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

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Camas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancouver
    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Camas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Gresham [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gresham
    • Gresham [Multnomah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Camas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,031 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gresham have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gresham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gresham<7>
  • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
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    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Camas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oregon City [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon City
      • Oregon City [Clackamas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Camas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon City<7>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Linn
      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Camas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<7>
    • Happy Valley [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Valley
      • Happy Valley [Clackamas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Camas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Happy Valley<7>
    • Battle Ground [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Ground
      • Battle Ground [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Camas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<7>
    • Milwaukie [Multnomah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milwaukie
      • Milwaukie [Multnomah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Camas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,046 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milwaukie<7>
    • Gladstone [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladstone
      • Gladstone [Clackamas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Camas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,418 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone<7>

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 Camas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Camas.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Camas. 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 Camas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Camas ...

Looking for more information about Camas? 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 Camas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Camas.

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About Clark County

About Washington

The official website for Camas: www.ci.camas.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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Camas. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Camas.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Camas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Camas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Camas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Camas) 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 Camas. 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 CamasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5899, Longitude: -122.4066    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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