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Welcome to Washougal ...
The city of Washougal is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).
The pronunciation of Washougal: waw-SHOO-guhl<2>
The community of Washougal was established in 1852.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Washougal has a population of 16,118 people<3> (see below for details).
Washougal is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Washougal lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Washougal lies within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Washougal: 98671<5>
Websites for Washougal ...
Official Website: www.ci.washougal.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Washougal had an population of 16,118 people. This is an increase of 14.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 87.53% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Washougal had a population of 14,095 people. This makes Washougal the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Washougal represents 0.21% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,095 people, the population of Washougal increased 63.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,595 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Washougal.
Communities near Washougal ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Washougal.
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 Washougal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Washougal.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Washougal. 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 Washougal.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Washougal. See our Newspapers Page for Washougal.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Washougal ...
Looking for more information about Washougal? 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 Washougal, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Washougal.
Adding Washougal to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Washougal 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 Washougal was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Washougal on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Washougal.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Washougal: www.ci.washougal.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