City Hall
P.O. Box1995
Vancouver 360-487-8000

Chamber of Commerce
1101 Broadway
Vancouver 360-694-2588

Striking the ideal balance between historically rich heritage and modern growth, Vancouver is Washington State’s fourth largest city and one of the most progressive. Growth and development are evident around every corner. In fact, investments in housing, commercial space, and public facilities like a state-of-the-art civic center are expected to top $1 billion by 2020.

Newcomers to Vancouver will discover state-of-the-art healthcare facilities and services that are anchored by the Southwest Washington Medical Center. Throughout the city, skilled professionals in private practice and clinics meet every need from routine to highly advanced care. Quality education is available on every level, from preschool through higher education degrees and professional programs. Many of the public schools have been recognized for their academic achievement and high test scores. Private schools and opportunities for higher education close to home add valuable resources. Diverse programs are available at the two-year Clark College or Washington State University at Vancouver.

Vancouver’s ideal location places the major recreation areas of Washington and Oregon with a two-hour radius. High school sports competition draws enthusiastic crowds in this friendly community, although the thrill of professional sports is available just across the river in Portland. When the game is hunting for bargains or high fashion, the Westfield Shoppingtown mall underlines a wide spectrum of retail centers and strip malls. First-rate visual and performing arts, fine museums, delightful outdoor cafes, five-star restaurants, nightclubs, and family oriented amusements add to Vancouver’s livability and quality of life. Tree-lined neighborhoods showcase a wide range of housing from high-rise condominiums in the heart of the city to lovely older homes shaded by mature greenery or vibrant new construction.

Recreational amenities are exceptional. Less than an hour’s drive from home in most cases, panoramic settings offer a scenic backdrop for every imaginable sport and outdoor activity. Common pastimes include skiing, camping, hiking, biking, boating, and water sports. Expansive parks that are well-managed by Clark County, Washington State, Oregon, and the federal government combine with city recreational facilities from tennis courts to golf courses. From its fine homes and cosmopolitan advantages to the scenic beauty of the Pacific Northwest, Vancouver offers an idyllic home.


Ashley Heights
Located west of Interstate 5 in the northern section of Vancouver, this neighborhood began in the early ’90s but continues to expand. In addition to exceptionally fine homes, this area offers abundant open space, community trails, and the undeniable appeal of a “country” atmosphere.

Cascade Park
Located east of downtown Vancouver, the Cascade Park area was developed in the 1980s and early 1990s. Although modest “starter” homes are available, this area also offers exclusive enclaves where large family homes are graced by sweeping yards and meticulous landscaping.

Evergreen Highway
Along the major thoroughfare of Highway 14 is an area known simply as Evergreen Highway. Stretching from the downtown district to 164th Avenue, this neighborhood features Columbia River waterfront homes as well as properties that boast views of the river and downtown Portland. Many small subdivisions blend to offer a kaleidoscope of housing choices.

Those who want to capture the charm of rural life but retain all the nearby amenities of a major city will want to explore Felida. Situated in a panoramic country landscape of rolling hills, farms, and orchards, Felida is bordered by Salmon Creek Greenway and Vancouver Lake. Newcomers will discover many fine older homes, rural properties, and new developments.

Fishers Landing
One of the “East County” communities, the area known as Fisher’s Landing is located east of Cascade Park. This district is gaining a reputation as Vancouver’s “eastside hub” for the rapid expansion of commercial and entertainment centers. The home selection is diverse, blending well-kept older homes with contemporary developments that often preserve open park space.

The Heights
The pleasing and eclectic mix of housing in this comfortable neighborhood include bluff properties that overlook the Columbia River, the city lights of nearby Portland, and magnificent Mt. Hood. The abundance of homes from the World War II era give the Heights a relaxed, close-knit feeling. Lovely older homes are graced by lush greenery.

Knights Point, Crown Point
Sandwiched between Fishers Landing and Prune Hill are two subdivisions that are home to many employees who commute to “Silicon Forest” high-tech companies. Lot sizes vary from modest to a generous half acre, and many homes offer spectacular views of the Columbia River and the lights of downtown Portland.

Lakeview Estates
Minutes from downtown Vancouver, the Hazel Dell area offers a number of attractive subdivisions like Lakeview Estates. Located west of Interstate 5 at 78th Street, this area provides a pleasing variety of homes — some of which command superb views of Vancouver Lake. The majority of the view properties date back to the mid 1980s, but newer construction is also available.

Lacamas Shores
With scenic Lacamas Lake providing the panoramic backdrop, this neighborhood claims some of the finest homes in greater Vancouver. Home sites that are designed for breathtaking vistas of the lake, the shoreline, and lush fairways are all possibilities. In addition to the lake itself, the new 18-hole Camas Meadows Golf Course is a popular recreational destination.

Those who enjoy stability will appreciate the warm, friendly atmosphere of Lincoln, located north of downtown Vancouver and west of Interstate 5. Lincoln is convenient to urban amenities but preserves the classic elegance of an established neighborhood with well-kept vintage homes graced by lush landscaping. Mall shopping and access to Interstate 5 and Portland add to the appeal.

Located northeast of the downtown district, this area was once covered in lush orchards. Today, the bumper crop is new commercial and residential development. Lovely older homes contrast with new construction in well-kept neighborhoods. The city’s largest mall and commercial and entertainment centers combine with lush landscaping to make this a vibrant and popular area.

Pleasant Valley
This northern section of Vancouver is home to a variety of subdivisions, of which the Highlands is one of the most popular. Fine homes enjoy a location near a highly rated elementary school and a few minutes drive from major freeways.

Prune Hill
As you might have guessed, Prune Hill was once an agricultural center. Today, this neighborhood features lovely new homes and a wide variety of housing from modest to elegant. Much of Prune Hill lies within the Camas city limits, but the neighborhood stretches out from eastern Vancouver toward western Camas. The area offers easy access to the Interstate 205 bridge.

Salmon Creek
As the home of Washington State University at Vancouver, Salmon Creek continues to experience rapid growth. Many attractive commercial properties are harmonizing with new residential development and lovely older homes. Salmon Creek also offers some smaller lots of rural acreage and hilltop views of Mt. Saint Helens, Mount Hood, and Mount Adams.

Situated in north Vancouver near Interstates 5 and 205, Sherwood offers a pleasing blend of architectural styles. Homes in this area began springing up in the early ’80s, and two decades of growth have “built out” the community. In the northeastern section, a lush perimeter greenbelt offers lush privacy for some home sites. Exceptionally well-kept older subdivisions that feature classic architecture add to the attraction with picturesque and charming streetscapes.

West Vancouver
The keeper of abundant Vancouver historic treasures, West Vancouver offers a colorful mix of downtown condominiums, elegant Victorians, and beautiful older homes with distinctive character and charm. Renovated homes are also available along Officers Row in the very heart of the Vancouver National Historic Reserve.

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