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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$43,417
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington demographic reports
Washington is on the Missouri River.
The Missouri Meerschaum Company has made corncob pipes here since 1869
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jack Wagner, actor, singer
Local festivals include:
  • Town & Country Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Washington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $22,360, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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History

Historic districts in Washington include Busch Brewery Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $823.


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Libraries in Washington include Washington Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Washington include Washington Missourian

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Politics

Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.

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Traffic

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.

Travel

Hotels in Washington include Sleep Inn, Super 8.

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Washington, MO

Pros: Great School District!!!
Good area, nice people...

Cons: Just now currently gaining business like Target...

This is a good place to Stroll by the river, enjoy watersports, tour wine country, tour historic sites...

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We moved here a little over 5 years ago knowing nothing about Washington...

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other MO communities named Washington:
  �Dade County township
  �Vernon County township
  �Carroll County township
  �DeKalb County township
  �Daviess County township
  �Nodaway County township
  �Grundy County township
  �Mercer County township
  �Harrison County township

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