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Washington is a city in Hempstead County, in the Hope metro area.
The latitude of Washington is 33.773N. The longitude is -93.682W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 142.
Served as Confederate state capital from 1863-1865, when Little Rock was occupied by Union troops
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7% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $16,066, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Washington include Washington Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Hempstead County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.
The average commute time for Washington workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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