A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Washington ...
Washington is 2,640 feet [805 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Washington is ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Washington lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Washington is within the (530) area code.
The ZIP code for Washington: 95986<3>
Communities Also Named Washington ...
While we believe that this Washington is located in Nevada County, we know of another 2 California communities named Washington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Los Angeles and Yolo County.
Beyond California, there are 55 communities that are also named Washington - they are located in Arizona (2), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio (7), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Washington.
Communities near Washington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Washington.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Washington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Washington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Washington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Washington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Washington. See our Newspapers Page for Washington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Washington ...
Looking for more information about Washington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Washington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Washington.
Adding Washington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Washington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Washington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Washington on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Washington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022