Facts About Vancouver
Canadian and American city of Vancouver was named after the sea captain George Vancouver, the American city is older.
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, located in Clark County.
The population of Vancouver is 186,192, as of 2020, Making it the fourth largest city in Washington state.
Vancouver was incorporated in 1857.
The Vancouver area was inhabited by several Native American tribes, most recently the Chinook and Klickitat nations, with permanent settlements of timber longhouses.
The community hub, Esther Short Park, is the oldest public square in the West. The 5.4-acre park was dedicated in 1855 and remains the area’s gathering place in downtown Vancouver.
The city has a total area of 49.86 sq mi, of which 46.46 sq mi is land and 3.4 sq mi is water.
Vancouver is twinned with one sister city Jōyō, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.
Vancouver was Originally established in 1825 around Fort Vancouver, a fur-trading outpost, the city is located on the Washington–Oregon border along the Columbia River, directly north of Portland.
Vancouver was home to Washington’s oldest apple tree until it died at age 194.