The big city budgets of the financial boom may have gone bust, but the ’Couv is forging ahead with bold plans for the future.
Camas has also trended upward in terms of population. The city started the 2000s with around 12,000 residents. It now is Clark County’s second-largest city with 19,355 residents.
Battle Ground’s population has nearly doubled since 2000. This year, road projects that officials believe will ease some of the growth-related traffic congestion and spur business development will move forward.
Woodland’s population sits at about 5,509, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. That’s up from 3,790 in 2000.
La Center’s decision to open the lines of communication with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe could pay big dividends for the city as early as this year, most notably in the development of a three-mile sewer line.
Those developments plus economic and public safety partnerships with neighboring Camas have Washougal leaders excited about the future.