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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $16,721, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Washington include Washington Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $599.
Libraries in Washington include Washington Carnegie Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Washington include Washington Times-Herald
Daviess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.
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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