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Vancouver is a city in Clark County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Capt. George Vancouver, explorer.
The latitude of Vancouver is 45.638N. The longitude is -122.66W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 171 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 151,654.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vancouver demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98664 ZIP code.
17% of Vancouver residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vancouver ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vancouver was $20,192, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Vancouver residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Vancouver, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $598. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,164.
Libraries in Vancouver include Cascade Park Community Library, Three Creeks Community Library, Vancouver Community Library, Vancouver Mall Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Vancouver include Columbian
TV stations in Vancouver include KPDX.
Clark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vancouver political report.
The average commute time for Vancouver workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Vancouver between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Vancouver, WAPros: Vancouver still has a small town feel and has good schools and is close to Portland, Oregon with easy access to the arts and theater...
Cons: The city has not been respectful of the value of aesthetics when it comes to development issues...
This is a good place to Walk along the promenade at the Columbia River edge in downtown or visit the year-round Farmers market downtown...Blog about Vancouver
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