Homes For Sale Battle Ground,Washington
Battle Ground, a rural town in SW Washington state, interestingly enough, never had a battle fought there! There was a "conflict" between the US Military station at Fort Vancouver and a local Indian tribe...no shots fired and the commander, U.S. Captain William Strong was able to negotiate a truce. The area then became known as "Strong's Battle Ground" according to the city's website. There is MUCH more to the story!
Today Battleground is a growing and thriving community (population 20,370) with many of the amenities that people love....small town feel with bigger cities nearby within in minutes.
The climate in Battle Ground, Washington is mild. The summertime temperatures average 76 degrees and the wintertime temperatures average 42 degrees.
Battleground, Washington has an elevation of 280 feet and is located just 4 miles east of I-5.
Real estate in Battle Ground is quite diverse. Many farm/ranch type properties and then many other neighborhoods like you would see in any small town.
The median sales price in Battleground, Washington is currently $306,950 with an average price per square foot of $194 while the median rent is currently $1,795 per month.
The demographics are very interesting! The median age is 38; 17% of residents are single and 87% are homeowners!
Community events include parades, golf tournaments, and more!
"Harvest Days" is loads of fun for the family...come check it out!
For those who love parks, Battleground, Washington has a 23 city parks! In addition, there is a skate and bike park, a community center, a senior center, many sports fields and a plethora of community resources. Love to hike? There are many wonderful hiking trails not far from Battleground.
Your family will LOVE Battleground, Washington schools! The district, which is the third largest in Clark County Washington, has 18 schools and serves more than 13,000 students! The school district celebrated 100 years during school year 2009-2010! A hundred years ago there were two schools and William Taft was president! That's astounding growth!
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