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

The community of Vancouver is the Seat for Clark County.

Clark County is one of the original counties of Washington and was founded in 1845.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clark had a population of 432,002 people. This is an increase of 25.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 345,238 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clark represented 5.86% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 5th most populous county (out of 39 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010425,363+23.21%-1.54% since 2009
2009432,002+25.13%+1.73% since 2008
2008424,666+23.01%+1.92% since 2007
2000345,238The Last Census

More information can be found on the Clark County Census Page for Clark County.


Below are some of the communities located in Clark County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Clark County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Vancouver   165,742143,56015.45% increase  
Camas   18,26312,53445.71% increase  
Battle Ground   17,3469,29686.6% increase  
Washougal   13,8028,59560.6% increase  
Ridgefield   4,4072,147105.3% increase  

Websites for Clark County

Official Website:   www.co.clark.wa.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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