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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.

Albany   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 698 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Albany had a post office and railroad service
 
Argyle   (Lafayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 411 people (with 822 people in 2017)
 - Argyle had a post office and railroad service
 
Attica   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Attica had a post office and no railroad service
 
Basco   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington
 - Basco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belleville   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 319 people (with 2,425 people in 2017)
 - Belleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blanchardville   (Lafayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 358 people (with 798 people in 2017)
 - Blanchardville had a post office and railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 1,104 people in 2017)
 - Brooklyn had a post office and railroad service
 
Browntown   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Washington
 - Browntown had a post office and railroad service
 
Cadiz   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 827 people in 2017)
 - Cadiz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarno   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Washington
 - Clarno had a post office and railroad service
 
Dayton   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forward   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Forward had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 653 people in 2017)
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Juda   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 307 people
 - Juda had a post office and railroad service
 
Monroe   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 3,768 people (with 1,242 people in 2017)
 - Monroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Monticello   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 407 people (with 1,205 people in 2017)
 - Monticello had a post office and railroad service
 
Montrose   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Iowa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Glarus   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 356 people (with 2,152 people in 2017)
 - New Glarus had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 776 people in 2017)
 - Perry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Primrose   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Primrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schultz   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - Schultz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvester   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 26 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Sylvester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Twin Grove   (Green County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Washington
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Twin Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodford   (Lafayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Washington
 - Woodford had a post office and railroad service

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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 Green County: www.co.green.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Washington. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 42.7289, Longitude: -89.6543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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