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The location of Town of Washington









Welcome to Washington ...

The Town of Washington is located in La Crosse County.

The location of Washington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Washington has a population of 583 people<2> (see below for details).

Washington is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Washington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Washington is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Washington had a population of 558 people. This makes Washington the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 558 people, the population of Washington decreased 24.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 738 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 583 people. This is an increase of 4.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21% 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Washington and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
La Crescent (MN)   [Map]   5,028   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Campbell   [Map]   4,362   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holmen   [Map]   9,887   NW   18 miles [29 km]
La Crosse   [Map]   51,834   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   5,772   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   18,712   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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 La Crosse County, we know of another 7 Wisconsin communities named Washington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Door, Eau Claire, Green, Rusk, Sauk, Shawano and Vilas County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 10 communities that are also named Washington - they are located in Connecticut, New York and Vermont.

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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Washington. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Washington.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About La Crosse County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 La Crosse County: www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/

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

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Washington.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Washington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Washington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7789, Longitude: -90.9710     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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