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Washburn is a city in McLean County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn, congressman and governor of WI.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Washburn. For links to other places called Washburn, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washburn is 47.289N. The longitude is -101.028W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,755 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,328.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washburn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLean 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 58577 ZIP code.
44% of Washburn residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washburn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washburn was $19,726, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Washburn 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 Washburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Libraries in Washburn include Washburn Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Washburn include Washburn Leader-News
McLean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washburn political report.
The average commute time for Washburn workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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