- About Us
Welcome to Battle Ground!
The City of Battle Ground is home to a current population of 21,520 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 City Council is a seven-member elected board responsible for the legislative function of the City. Find council contact information, the legislative calendar, the upcoming agenda, and meeting minutes.
Browse through the functions of the Park Advisory Board, Civil Service Commission, Lodging Tax Advisory Council, and Planning Commission.
The City operates under Washington State's Council-Manager Plan of Government as adopted by the citizens of Battle Ground.
We believe that transparency builds trust. The City of Battle Ground is committed to accessible, accountable, and transparent government practices.
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.
View current and past news releases.