A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Washington ...
The location of Washington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Washington has a population of 168 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Washington.
Washington is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Washington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Washington is located in the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Washington: 71862<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Washington had an population of 168 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Washington had a population of 180 people. This makes Washington the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 180 people, the population of Washington increased 21.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 148 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Washington.
Adding Washington to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Washington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Washington elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1889).
We also found Washington mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Washington on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Washington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Washington: This one is located in Hempstead County and the other is located in Randolph County.
Beyond Arkansas, there are 55 communities that are also named Washington - they are located in Arizona (2), California (3), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio (7), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Washington.
Communities near Washington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Washington.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Washington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Washington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Washington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Washington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Washington. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Washington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Washington ...
Looking for more information about Washington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Washington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Washington.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Washington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021