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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$40,789
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washburn demographic reports
Washburn is on the Missouri River.
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark spent six months near here during their expedition west.
Local festivals include:
  • Fahlgren Pioneer & Rhubarb Festival - June 23, 2007
  • Lewis & Clark Days - June 15-17, 2007
  • McLean County Fair - June 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Washburn web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic routes: Lewis and Clark trail
Historic sites and museums: Fort Mandan Overlook State Historic Site, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
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 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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washburn was $19,726, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Washburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Washburn festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Washburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.


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

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Newspapers in Washburn include Washburn Leader-News

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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Washburn workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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