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Washington is a city in Daviess County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for George Washington
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Washington is 38.659N. The longitude is -87.172W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 502 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,292.


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Median household income
Local
$29,055
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Liverpool
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above 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 Daviess 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 47501 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $16,721, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Washington include Washington Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $599.


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

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Washington include Washington Times-Herald

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Politics

Daviess 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 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 .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Washington include Baymont Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IN communities named Washington:
  �Adams County township
  �Allen County township
  �Blackford County township
  �Boone County township
  �Brown County township
  �Carroll County township
  �Cass County township
  �Clark County township
  �Clay County township
  �Clinton County township
  �Daviess County township
  �Dearborn County township
  �Decatur County township
  �Delaware County township
  �Elkhart County township
  �Gibson County township
  �Grant County township
  �Greene County township
  �Hamilton County township
  �Harrison County township
  �Hendricks County township
  �Jackson County township
  �Knox County township
  �Kosciusko County township
  �La Porte County township
  �Marion County township
  �Miami County township
  �Monroe County township
  �Morgan County township
  �Newton County township
  �Noble County township
  �Owen County township
  �Parke County township
  �Pike County township
  �Porter County township
  �Putnam County township
  �Randolph County township
  �Ripley County township
  �Rush County township
  �Shelby County township
  �Starke County township
  �Tippecanoe County township
  �Warren County township
  �Washington County township
  �Wayne County township
  �Whitley County township

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