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Town of Washington, Wisconsin
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Welcome to Washington ...

The Town of Washington is located in Sauk County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Washington has a population of 1,031 people<1> (see below for details).

Washington is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Washington: (608)

Population Details ...

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 11.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 904 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 1,031 people. This is an increase of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Washington ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Washington and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016
Baraboo   [Map]   1,739   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Baraboo   [Map]   12,173   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   1,824   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dellona   [Map]   1,633   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Delton   [Map]   2,414   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   1,655   NE   13 miles [20.9 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 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Washington. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Washington. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from 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 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4233, Longitude: -90.1323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Washington.