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Vancouver

Clark County,

Washington

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The Washington state capital is Olympia.


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Zip Codes

98660, 98661, 98663, 98664, 98682, 98686

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Vancouver is approximately 143,560 (2000), 161791 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 60,039 (2000), 65691 (2010).

The amount of land area in Vancouver is 36.611 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Vancouver is 44.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.355 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vancouver to Washington DC is 2456 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 98 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vancouver is positioned 45.63 degrees north of the equator and 122.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Vancouver elevation is 150-290 feet above sea level.
Vancouver miscellany.

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Location

Vancouver location: on the Columbia River, near the Oregon border. It is just over the river to Portland, Oregon. Here is a map page for Vancouver.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Vancouver is comfortable. The winters are wet, but mild while the summers are moderately dry
Vancouver average annual rainfall is 41.3 inches per year
Vancouver average annual snowfall is 6.5 inches per year.
Vancouver average temperature is 50 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Vancouver history:

Vancouver, WA is the oldest city in the state of Washington! Vancouver was founded in 1824 by fur traders from the Hudson's Bay Company,as part of Great Britain's effort to secure territory for Canada on the west coast of North America. This effort failed when what became the State of Washington was ceded to the U.S. in 1849. Not until 1881 was Vancouver,B.C.,three hundred miles to the north and now much larger than Vancouver, WA, founded. Vancouver was named for Captain George Vancouver, a British explorer (1758 to 1798)

Here is a history page for Vancouver.
The founding of Vancouver: 1824
The incorporation date of Vancouver: 23 January 1857

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Attractions

Vancouver attractions:

Clark County Historical Museum
1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA
Phone: 360-695-4681
See displays of pioneer life here, including a country store and printship. Chinook Indian artifacts may also be viewed.

Covington House
4201 Main St.
Vancouver, WA
Phone: 360-695-4875
An 1846 log cabin which is the first schoolhouse north of the Columbia River

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA
Take Exit 1C at Mill Plain Blvd off the I-5. This site was the center of the Hudson Bay Company's operations in the Pacific Northwest.

Vancouver Farmer's Market
Downtown Vancouver
Phone: 360-737-8298
Email

Joyo City, Japan - Vancouver's Sister City!

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