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Washington Island is in Door County.

The community was named after George Washington.

The latitude of Washington Island is 45.377N. The longitude is -86.9W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone.
Washington Island is near the straits of Death's Door, between Lake Michigan and Green Bay.
Many early settlers came from Iceland.
Local festivals include:
  • Scandinavian Festival - Aug. 3-5, 2007
  • Music Festival - Aug. 9, 2007
  • Cider Pressing Party & Fall Festival - Oct. 5-8, 2007
  • Washington Island Fair - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Washington Island web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mountain Park, Rock Island State Park
Historic sites and museums: Art & Nature Center, Jacobsen Museum, Farm Museum, Jackson Harbor Maritime Museum

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Libraries in Washington Island include Washington Island Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Washington Island include Washington Island Observer

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

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