A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
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 2017, Washington has a population of 13,566 people<2> (see below for details).
Washington is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Washington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Washington had a population of 13,663 people (or 6.57% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Washington the county's most populous community.
The population of Washington represents 0.11% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 13,663 people, the population of Washington decreased 10.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,268 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 13,566 people. This is a decrease of 0.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.15% 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.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Washington and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
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 Pennsylvania communities named Washington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cumberland and Lancaster County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, 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), 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, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Washington.
See 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:
Websites 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 ...
The official website for Washington: www.washingtonpa.us/
The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019