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The location of Washington









Welcome to Washington ...

Washington is located in Wood County.

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

Washington is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Washington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Washington: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Washington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Washington and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Amesville (OH)   [Map]   157   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chesterhill (OH)   [Map]   279   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Washington.

Communities Also Named Washington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Washington - they are located in Arizona (2), Arkansas (2), California (3), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio (7), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Washington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Washington.

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About Wood 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 Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.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>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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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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, 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: 39.2612, Longitude: -81.6718     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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