Washington, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 4,042 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 1,859  (46.0%)
Females: 2,183  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30673.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,463 (it was $25,667 in 2000)
Washington:

$25,463
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,473 (it was $13,659 in 2000)

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,623 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Washington:

$93,623
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $133,609; Detached houses: $134,195; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,547; Mobile homes: $53,140

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • Black alone - 2,488 (59.5%)
  • White alone - 1,545 (36.9%)
  • Hispanic - 97 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.07%)

Races in Washington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Washington: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (9.6%), United States (7.8%), German (5.1%), Scottish (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 612 feet

Land area: 7.84 square miles.

Population density: 515 people per square mile   (low).

Washington,GA real estate house value index trend

Washington, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Georgia as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Washington to the number of sex offenders is 250 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $790 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $716 (0.7%)

Washington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (39.5 miles , pop. 76,500).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (95.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (603.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Washington-Metasville, GA (1.3 miles ), Tignall, GA (3.0 miles ), Rayle, GA (3.1 miles) , Sharon, GA (3.5 miles) , Crawfordville, GA (3.9 miles ), Lincolnton, GA (4.0 miles ), Norwood, GA (4.3 miles ), South Lincolnton, GA (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $30,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $83,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.74 N, Longitude: 82.74 W

Area code: 706

Washington household income distribution Washington home values distribution

Crime rates in Washington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2441242220
per 100,000 45.589.192.223.246.797.749.551.947.80.0
Robberies 6334134331
per 100,000 136.466.869.192.923.373.399.177.971.624.4
Assaults 14161227222256373147
per 100,000 318.3356.3276.5627.3513.7537.51387.2960.8740.21145.5
Burglaries 39343530222722203641
per 100,000 886.6757.1806.5697.0513.7659.7545.0519.3859.6999.3
Thefts 74891049488789274128108
per 100,000 1682.21981.72396.32184.02054.61905.72278.91921.63056.42632.2
Auto thefts 5667641295
per 100,000 113.7133.6138.2162.6140.197.724.851.9214.9121.9
Arson 0200000N/A00
per 100,000 0.044.50.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.7) 290.8318.0325.9334.2287.7351.7497.6389.8424.0438.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.2%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-1.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)

Work and jobs in Washington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Washington, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Washington city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 17.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from Washington center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 160.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from Washington center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilkes County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernie Harwell - Marine, Thomas Holley Chivers - 19th century poet, Edward Porter Alexander - Confederate Army general, Asa H. Willie - Politician, Charley Reese - Journalist, Eliza Frances Andrews - Writer, Clifford H. Pope - Naturalist, Hillary Lindsey - Country songwriter, Randy Edmunds - Football player, Roy Partlow - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:

  • WILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 120 GORDON STREET)
  • WASHINGTON DIALYSIS FACILITY (154 WASHINGTON PLAZA)
  • CSRA HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (127 GORDON STREET)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF WILKES (112 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Washington:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Athens Technical College (about 39 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 40 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 46 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Lander University (about 47 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 47 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 49 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 54 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)

Public high school in Washington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

Private elementary/middle school in Washington:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 190 NEWTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Washington

Library in Washington:

  • BARTRAM TRAIL REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $689,853; Location: 204 E. LIBERTY STREET; 106,002 books; 2,638 audio materials; 2,590 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Fire Department (A), Robert Toombs House (B), Wilkes County Jail (C), Wilkes County Courthouse (D), Washington-Wilkes Historical Museum (E), Washington City Hall (F), Mary Willis Library (G), Serenity Behavioral Health Systems (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington include: Wilson Chapel Presbyterian Church (A), Washington Presbyterian Church (B), The Church of the Mediator (C), Tabernacle Baptist Church (D), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (E), Jackson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington include: Tiger Stadium (1), Ranger Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Callaway Plantation (Museums; 2160 Lexington Road).

Hotels: Angus Motel (1004 East Robert Toombs Avenue), Fitzpatrick Hotel (16 West Square).

Courts: Probate Court Judge Wilkes Cou (23 East Court Suite 422), Wilkes County Government - Magistrate Court (23 East Court Street Suite 427), Wilkes County Government - Superior Court Clerk (23 East Court Street Suite 205).

Wilkes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0864. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0864
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.8%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Washington compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • F&M Bank: at 911 East Robert Toombs Avenue, branch established on 1950/03/14; Downtown Branch at 201 East Robert Toombs Avenue, branch established on 1983/02/28. Info updated 2010/11/18: Bank assets: $305.8 mil, Deposits: $252.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Washington/Wilkes Holding Company
  • Farmers State Bank: Washington Branch at 209 East Court Street, branch established on 1997/06/23. Info updated 2011/08/12: Bank assets: $125.1 mil, Deposits: $96.7 mil, headquarters in Lincolnton, GA, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Washington-Wilkes Division Branch at 100 East Robert Toombs Avenue, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Georgia:

  • Jameson Inn Washington, 115 Ann Denard Dr, Washington, GA 30673 , Phone: (706) 678-7925, Fax: (706) 678-7925
  • The Fitzpatrick Hotel, 16 W Sq, Washington, GA 30673 , Phone: (706) 678-5900, Fax: (706) 678-3018
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Washington travel time to work - commute Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washington city (based on Wilkes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.90%
Here: 43.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents71.9%16.3%3.5%2.4%5.8%
Congregations50.0%23.3%3.3%6.7%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Wilkes County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wilkes County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Wilkes County:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilkes County:

29.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$13,266$31,8380$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,094$61,1288$9,437
Judicial and Legal 3$8,390$33,5600$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$33,252$33,2520$0
Firefighters 19$44,058$27,8260$0
Fire - Other 1$4,849$58,1880$0
Streets and Highways 17$35,982$25,3990$0
Solid Waste Management 9$18,064$24,0850$0
Sewerage 3$5,257$21,0280$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$10,967$43,8680$0
Water Supply 3$8,990$35,9600$0
Electric Power 7$23,031$39,4820$0
Local Libraries 2$4,703$28,2180$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,072$42,4320$0
Totals for Government 87$222,975$30,7558$9,437

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,427,000 ($1590.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,442,000 ($356.75)
    Sewerage: $961,000 ($237.75)
    Police Protection: $821,000 ($203.12)
    Fire Protection: $474,000 ($117.27)
    Regular Highways: $473,000 ($117.02)
    General - Other: $386,000 ($95.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000 ($90.80)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($44.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $172,000 ($42.55)
    Central Staff Services: $140,000 ($34.64)
    Welfare - Other: $118,000 ($29.19)
    Health Services - Other: $47,000 ($11.63)
    Libraries: $47,000 ($11.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $40,000 ($9.90)
    Corrections - Other: $35,000 ($8.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $29,000 ($7.17)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($1.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $47,000 ($11.63)
    Corrections: $35,000 ($8.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $413,000 ($102.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($12.62)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($11.38)
    General Public Building: $29,000 ($7.17)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($5.20)
    Welfare - Other: $18,000 ($4.45)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.99)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,223,000 ($549.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($10.39)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.99)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $863,000 ($213.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $423,000 ($104.65)
    All Other: $247,000 ($61.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($3.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $251,000 ($62.10)
    General Support: $9,000 ($2.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $304,000 ($75.21)
    All Other: $25,000 ($6.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $265,000 ($65.56)
    Interest Earnings: $150,000 ($37.11)
    Rents: $65,000 ($16.08)
    Special Assessments: $44,000 ($10.89)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,390,000 ($1828.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,295,000 ($320.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($16.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($2.47)
  • Tax - Property: $685,000 ($169.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $156,000 ($38.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $128,000 ($31.67)
    Public Utilities: $79,000 ($19.54)
    NEC: $66,000 ($16.33)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $816,000 ($201.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $90,000 ($22.27)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $406,000 ($100.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,129,000 ($279.32)
    Other, NEC: $75,000 ($18.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $93,000 ($23.01)
    Other, NEC: $15,000 ($3.71)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000 ($0.49)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,317,000 ($820.63)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,181,000 ($292.18)

5.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clarke County, GA  0.44% ($29,533 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, GA  0.44% ($24,333)
from Richmond County, GA  0.38% ($18,077)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clarke County, GA  0.56% ($23,947 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, GA  0.41% ($15,500)
to Richmond County, GA  0.41% ($28,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • WLOV (1370 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • WXKT (100.1 FM; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.)
  • W234AK (94.7 FM; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WEHR (105.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WWRK-FM (92.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ELBERTON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Washington, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Washington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, GA
Most common first names in Washington, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9172.0 years
Willie9072.8 years
Mary8976.7 years
John8172.7 years
William6675.5 years
Henry4873.3 years
George4773.4 years
Robert4673.1 years
Annie4579.0 years
Thomas3975.5 years
Most common last names in Washington, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5873.6 years
Callaway4277.2 years
Hopkins3679.9 years
Williams3575.7 years
Booker3369.6 years
Evans3076.8 years
Davis2875.8 years
Gresham2872.1 years
Anderson2774.9 years
Jackson2770.9 years
Businesses in Washington, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1

Washington on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Marlon D. Archer (1)
  • James A. Attwood, Iii (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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