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Welcome to Washington ...
The location of Washington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Washington has a population of 1,062 people<2> (see below for details).
The origin (or the toponymy) of Washington: Named for George Washington (1732-1799), Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army for the American Revolutionary War and the first U.S. President.
Washington is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Washington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Washington: (785)
The ZIP code for Washington: 66968<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Washington had a population of 1,131 people (or 19.5% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Washington the county's most populous community.
The population of Washington represents 0.04% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,131 people, the population of Washington decreased 7.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,223 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 1,062 people. This is a decrease of 6.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.16% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Washington.
Communities near Washington ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Washington
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Washington
Located in Marshall County
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Washington
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Washington
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Washington
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Washington
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Washington
Located in Jefferson County (NE)
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Washington
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Washington
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Washington
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Washington.
Communities Also Named Washington ...
While we believe that this Washington is located in Washington County, we know of another 2 Kansas communities named Washington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Douglas and Shawnee County.
Beyond Kansas, there are 55 communities that are also named Washington - they are located in Arizona (2), Arkansas (2), California (3), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), 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.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 16 Aug 2019