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Welcome to Washington ...

The town of Washington is located in Rappahannock County and is the County Seat for Rappahannock County.

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 125 people<2> (see below for details).

Washington is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Washington: (540)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 125 people. This is a decrease of 7.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Washington had a population of 135 people. This makes Washington the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 135 people, the population of Washington decreased 26.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 183 people).

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

Communities Also Named Washington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Washington: This one is located in Rappahannock County and the other is located in Rockbridge County.

Beyond Virginia, 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, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, 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.

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    • Petersburg [Fauquier County]

      • Petersburg [Fauquier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
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    • Culpeper [Culpeper County]

      • Culpeper [Culpeper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culpeper
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    • Front Royal [Warren County]

      • Front Royal [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Front Royal
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    • Warrenton [Fauquier County]

      • Warrenton [Fauquier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrenton
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    • Luray [Page County]

      • Luray [Page County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luray
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    • Amissville [Rappahannock County]

      • Amissville [Rappahannock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amissville
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    • Overall [Warren County]

      • Overall [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overall
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    • Jeffersonton [Culpeper County]

      • Jeffersonton [Culpeper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Washington
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    • Viscose City [Warren County]

      • Viscose City [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Washington
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    • Markham [Fauquier County]

      • Markham [Fauquier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Washington
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markham
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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.

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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 State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Washington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Washington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Washington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Washington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Washington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7121, Longitude: -78.1598       In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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