- About Us
Welcome to Battle Ground!
The City of Battle Ground is home to a current population of 21,780 and numerous businesses and service organizations who work together to preserve a strong sense of community.
With the number and variety of shops, services, and dining opportunities in the City, Battle Ground serves as the commercial and social hub for the larger north Clark County area with a population of over 80,000.
Located in the heart of Clark County, Washington, we are just 30 minutes from Portland, Oregon and the Portland International Airport. Battle Ground benefits from pristine surroundings while enjoying close proximity to the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area.
Our community enjoys and thrives on the abundance of natural surroundings and recreational activities. Located between the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains, Battle Ground offers many parks, lakes, streams, and forested areas that provide a multitude of recreation activities.
The history of the City of Battle Ground since its incorporation as a Town in 1951.
The story of Captain Strong, Chief Umtuch, and the "Battle" that never occurred, but gave our City its name.
The City of Battle Ground and our community has a long-standing tradition of honoring the men and women who serve our nation.
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