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Washington is a city in Franklin County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washington is 38.558N. The longitude is -91.011W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 551 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,608.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 63090 ZIP code.
47% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $22,360, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% 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 Busch Brewery Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $823.
Libraries in Washington include Washington Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Washington include Washington Missourian
Franklin 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Washington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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