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Welcome to La Center ...

The city of La Center is located in Clark County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, La Center has a population of 3,411 people<2> (see below for details).

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

La Center is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

La Center is within the boundaries of the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for La Center: 98629<4>

Websites for La Center ...

Official Website: www.lacenterwa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Center had an population of 3,411 people. This is an increase of 21.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 106.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Center had a population of 2,800 people. This makes La Center the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of La Center represents 0.04% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,800 people, the population of La Center increased 69.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,654 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Center.

Communities Also Named La Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named La Center - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near La Center ...

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

  • Vancouver [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancouver
    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of La Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<6>
  • Battle Ground [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Ground
    • Battle Ground [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of La Center
    • 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<6>
  • Saint Helens [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Helens
    • Saint Helens [Columbia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of La Center
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of La Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,278 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgefield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Scappoose [Columbia County]
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      • Scappoose [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of La Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,618 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scappoose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scappoose<6>
    • Woodland [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of La Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,548 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<6>
    • Kalama [Cowlitz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalama
      • Kalama [Cowlitz County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of La Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalama<6>
    • Columbia City [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia City
      • Columbia City [Columbia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of La Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia City<6>
    • Yacolt [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yacolt
      • Yacolt [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of La Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yacolt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yacolt<6>
    • Prescott [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of La Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Center ...

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

Adding La Center to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of La Center 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 La Center was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found La Center on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Clark County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for La Center: www.lacenterwa.com/

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 La Center.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Center - 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 La Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Center 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 '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- La Center) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for La Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La CenterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8662, Longitude: -122.6717    
<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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