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Welcome to Washington ...

The Town of Washington is located in Shawano 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 1,875 people<3> (see below for details).

Washington is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 1,875 people. This is a decrease of 1.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Washington had a population of 1,895 people. This makes Washington the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Washington represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 470th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,895 people, the population of Washington has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,903 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 Shawano 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, Sauk 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.

  • Shawano [Shawano County]
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    • Shawano [Shawano County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,885 people
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  • Menominee [Menominee County]
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    • Menominee [Menominee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,546 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menominee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clintonville [Waupaca County]
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    • Clintonville [Waupaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Pulaski [Brown County]
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    • Pulaski [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wescott [Shawano County]
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      • Wescott [Shawano County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wescott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chase [Oconto County]
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      • Chase [Oconto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pittsfield [Brown County]
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      • Pittsfield [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,814 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oconto Falls [Oconto County]
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      • Oconto Falls [Oconto County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
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    • Abrams [Oconto County]
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      • Abrams [Oconto County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,926 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abrams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Richmond [Shawano County]
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      • Richmond [Shawano County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,828 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 ...

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About Shawano County

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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.

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.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 Shawano, 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 'straight-line' distance. 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 (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 WashingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8022, Longitude: -88.4437       In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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