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Welcome to Washington ...

The Town of Washington is located in Sauk County<1>.

The location of Washington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Washington has a population of 1,019 people<3> (see below for details).

Washington is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Washington: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 1,019 people. This is an increase of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 950.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Washington had a population of 1,007 people. This makes Washington the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Washington represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 868th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,007 people, the population of Washington increased 938.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 97 people).

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

Communities Also Named Washington ...

While we believe that this Washington is located in Sauk County, we know of another 7 Wisconsin communities named Washington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Door, Eau Claire, Green, La Crosse, Rusk, 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.

Communities near Washington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Washington.

  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsburg
    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsburg
  • Richland Center [Richland County]
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    • Richland Center [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Delton [Sauk County]
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    • Delton [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Washington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,496 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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      • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Buena Vista [Richland County]
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      • Buena Vista [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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      • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baraboo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baraboo
    • Dellona [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dellona
      • Dellona [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dellona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Excelsior [Sauk County]
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      • Excelsior [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Spring Green [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Green
      • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Washington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Sauk 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 Sauk County: www.co.sauk.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Sauk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Washington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Washington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 43.4233, Longitude: -90.1323       In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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