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Washington is a borough in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The borough was named for a local tavern, the Washington House
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washington is 40.758N. The longitude is -74.979W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 456 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,829.
Once known for the many pianos and organs it produced
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07882 ZIP code.
18% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $23,166, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $625. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,378.
Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.
The average commute time for Washington workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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