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Welcome to Mount Washington ...

Mount Washington is located in Berkshire County<1>.

The location of Mount Washington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Washington: Mt. Washington

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Washington has a population of 157 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Washington is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Mount Washington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Washington is within the boundaries of the (413) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Washington had an population of 157 people. This is a decrease of 5.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Washington had a population of 167 people. This makes Mount Washington the county's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 167 people, the population of Mount Washington increased 28.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 130 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Washington.

Adding Mount Washington to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Mount 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, we also found mention of Mount Washington elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Washington on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mount Washington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Mount Washington - they are located in California, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio and Pennsylvania (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Washington.

Communities near Mount Washington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Washington.

  • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Barrington
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
  • Hudson [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,072 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
  • Lee [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee
    • Lee [Berkshire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee
  • Claverack [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claverack
    • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,630 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claverack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claverack
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ghent [Columbia County]
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      • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ghent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ghent
    • Amenia [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amenia
      • Amenia [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Mount Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amenia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amenia
    • Greenport [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenport
      • Greenport [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenport
    • Stanford [Dutchess County]
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      • Stanford [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,740 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Salisbury [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
      • Salisbury [Litchfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Mount Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,600 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Livingston [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Mount Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,448 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston

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 Mount Washington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Washington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount 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 Mount Washington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Washington. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Washington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Washington ...

Looking for more information about Mount 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mount Washington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Washington.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Washington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Berkshire, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Washington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Washington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Washington) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Washington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1001, Longitude: -73.4662       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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