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Washington is a city in Beaufort County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in North Carolina named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, NC, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washington is 35.546N. The longitude is -77.052W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,677.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Beaufort County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27889 ZIP code.
4% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $14,319, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% 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.
Historic districts in Washington include Washington Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $861.
Libraries in Washington include BHM Regional Library, George H. & Laura E. Brown Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Washington include WITN.
Beaufort 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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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