Woodland, Washington

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Woodland is a city in Clark and Cowlitz counties in the U.S. state of Washington. Most residents live within Cowlitz County, in which the majority of the city lies. It is part of the 'Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area'. The population was 3,780 at the 2000 census.

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History

Woodland was officially incorporated on March 27, 1906.

Woodland is perhaps best known as the home of Hulda Klager (1863–1960), who was a prolific breeder of lilacs. Her house and lilac gardens were saved in 1964 from being torn down to make room for an industrial site, and are currently maintained as a state and National Historic Landmark by the Lilac Society.

The Cedar Creek Grist Mill, a National Historic Landmark, is located near Woodland.

Geography

Woodland is located at 45°54′40″N 122°44′27″W / 45.91111°N 122.74083°W / 45.91111; -122.74083 (45.910973, -122.740828).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (3.85%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,780 people, 1,379 households, and 979 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,508.9 people per square mile (581.5/km²). There were 1,482 housing units at an average density of 591.6/sq mi (228.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.36% White, 0.34% African American, 0.93% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 2.83% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.35% of the population. 17.8% were of German, 16.3% American, 10.1% Irish and 9.6% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

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