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Welcome to Vancouver ...
The city of Vancouver is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).
The pronunciation of Vancouver: van-COO-ver<2>
The community of Vancouver was established in 1825.
When the people of Vancouver refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Vancouverite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Vancouver has a population of 184,860 people<4> (see below for details).
Vancouver is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Vancouver lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Vancouver lies within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Vancouver: 98663<6>
Websites for Vancouver ...
Official Website: www.ci.vancouver.wa.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.vancouverusa.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vancouver had an population of 184,860 people. This is an increase of 14.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Vancouver had a population of 161,791 people (which is 38.04% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Vancouver the county's most populous community.
The population of Vancouver represents 2.41% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 161,791 people, the population of Vancouver increased 12.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 143,560 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Vancouver.
Communities Also Named Vancouver ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Vancouver - they are located in British Columbia and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vancouver.
Communities near Vancouver ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vancouver.
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 Vancouver. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vancouver.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vancouver. 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 Vancouver.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vancouver. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Vancouver.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vancouver ...
Looking for more information about Vancouver? 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 Vancouver, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vancouver.
Adding Vancouver to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Vancouver 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 Vancouver was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Vancouver mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Vancouver.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Vancouver: www.ci.vancouver.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: 28 Nov 2023