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1890 Communities Near Washington ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Washington in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Washington.

Altoona   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 805 people (with 7,680 people in 2017)
 - Altoona had a post office and railroad service
 
Augusta   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 1,187 people (with 1,514 people in 2017)
 - Augusta had a post office and railroad service
 
Bateman   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington
 - Bateman had railroad service and no post office
 
Cadott   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 889 people (with 1,428 people in 2017)
 - Cadott had a post office and railroad service
 
Caryville   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Washington
 - Caryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Chimney Rock   (Trempealeau County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Washington
 - Chimney Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chippewa Falls   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 8,670 people (with 14,035 people in 2017)
 - Chippewa Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Eagle Point   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Washington
 - Eagle Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Eagleton   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 81 people
 - Eagleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eau Claire   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 17,415 people (with 68,587 people in 2017)
 - Eau Claire had a post office and railroad service
 
Edson   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 117 people
 - Edson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eleva   (Trempealeau County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Washington
 - Eleva had a post office and railroad service
 
Elk Mound   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 875 people in 2017)
 - Elk Mound had a post office and railroad service
 
Fall Creek   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 1,309 people in 2017)
 - Fall Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Hale   (Trempealeau County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Washington
 - Hale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irvine   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Washington
 - Irvine had railroad service and no post office
 
Levis   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - Levis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ludington   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington
 - Ludington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridean   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Meridean had a post office and railroad service
 
Mondovi   (Buffalo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 503 people (with 2,632 people in 2017)
 - Mondovi had a post office and railroad service
 
Nix Corner   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Washington
 - Nix Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osseo   (Trempealeau County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 1,675 people in 2017)
 - Osseo had a post office and railroad service
 
Otter Creek   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - Otter Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Price   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - Price had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Falls   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Rock Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shawtown   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Washington
 - Shawtown had railroad service and no post office
 
Strum   (Trempealeau County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Washington
 - Strum had a post office and railroad service
 
Truax   (Eau Claire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington
 - Truax had railroad service and no post office

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

The official website for Eau Claire County: www.co.eau-claire.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Washington, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Washington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 Town of Washington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7538, Longitude: -91.4071     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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