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Population in 2017: 3,982 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 1,817  (45.6%)
Females: 2,165  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30673.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,688 (it was $25,667 in 2000)
Washington:

$28,688
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,324 (it was $13,659 in 2000)

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,785 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Washington:

$91,785
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,460; detached houses: $141,116; townhouses or other attached units: $270,857; mobile homes: $42,744

Median gross rent in 2017: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.2%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Washington, GA (2010)
    • 2,49960.4%Black alone
    • 1,46035.3%White alone
    • 691.7%Two or more races
    • 631.5%Hispanic
    • 300.7%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Georgia as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 110 to 1.


Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(46.7)
4
(97.7)
2
(49.5)
2
(51.9)
2
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(23.3)
3
(73.3)
4
(99.1)
3
(77.9)
3
(71.6)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(513.7)
22
(537.5)
56
(1,387)
37
(960.8)
31
(740.2)
47
(1,146)
31
(781.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(513.7)
27
(659.7)
22
(545.0)
20
(519.3)
36
(859.6)
41
(999.3)
23
(579.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(2,055)
78
(1,906)
92
(2,279)
74
(1,922)
128
(3,056)
108
(2,632)
92
(2,319)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(140.1)
4
(97.7)
1
(24.8)
2
(51.9)
9
(214.9)
5
(121.9)
8
(201.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)276.4337.9478.1374.4407.4421.4305.8

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City-data.com crime index in Washington, GA

Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
Georgia average:

3.74
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Ancestries: American (8.8%), English (4.5%), German (2.1%), Irish (1.6%), Scottish (1.4%), Dutch (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 612 feet

Land area: 7.84 square miles.

Population density: 508 people per square mile   (low).

Washington, Georgia map

51 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,349 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,091 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.74 N, Longitude: 82.74 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Washington, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, GA in 2017
Washington satellite photo by USGS

Washington tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, GA residents
Average permit cost in Washington, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Washington, GA
Historical housing units in Washington, GA
Most common industries in Washington, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Paper (8.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Apparel (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Washington, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Washington, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

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.:

0.0098

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 Washington 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 the city 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 Washington 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:

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

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:

  • WASHINGTON-WILKES COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1182 TIGNALL RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Washington:

Marital status in Washington, GA
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Washington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washington, GA (based on Wilkes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,97321
Mainline Protestant8699
Black Protestant6015
Catholic3051
Other151
None4,830-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Here:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wilkes County:

14.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilkes County:

29.8%
State:

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

9.9%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Washington:

48.5%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Washington:

43.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Washington:

19.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.6%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Washington:

35.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Washington:

51.7%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Washington:

79.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, GA Residents
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
Firefighters 19$44,058$27,8260$0
Streets and Highways 17$35,982$25,3990$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$33,252$33,2520$0
Solid Waste Management 9$18,064$24,0850$0
Electric Power 7$23,031$39,4820$0
Financial Administration 5$13,266$31,8380$0
Water Supply 3$8,990$35,9600$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$10,967$43,8680$0
Sewerage 3$5,257$21,0280$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,390$33,5600$0
Local Libraries 2$4,703$28,2180$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,072$42,4320$0
Fire - Other 1$4,849$58,1880$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,094$61,1288$9,437
Totals for Government 87$222,975$30,7558$9,437

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,791,000 ($449.77)
    Sewerage: $1,194,000 ($299.85)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,591,000 ($2157.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,571,000 ($394.53)
    Police Protection: $1,052,000 ($264.19)
    Sewerage: $1,047,000 ($262.93)
    Regular Highways: $924,000 ($232.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $899,000 ($225.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $727,000 ($182.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $658,000 ($165.24)
    General - Other: $618,000 ($155.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000 ($141.14)
    Central Staff Services: $290,000 ($72.83)
    General Public Buildings: $279,000 ($70.07)
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000 ($46.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $127,000 ($31.89)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($15.07)
    Correctional Institutions: $37,000 ($9.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($1.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($5.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $133,000 ($33.40)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($29.63)
    Other - General - Other: $118,000 ($29.63)
    Other - Libraries: $60,000 ($15.07)
    Other - Health - Other: $55,000 ($13.81)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $37,000 ($9.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,060,000 ($768.46)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,099,000 ($275.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000 ($127.57)
    Other: $252,000 ($63.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($4.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $108,000 ($27.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $577,000 ($144.90)
    General Local Government Support: $345,000 ($86.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $497,000 ($124.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $254,000 ($63.79)
    Royalties: $67,000 ($16.83)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($7.79)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($5.27)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,745,000 ($2447.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,648,000 ($413.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000 ($18.83)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $820,000 ($205.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $194,000 ($48.72)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $194,000 ($48.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000 ($22.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,000 ($10.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $29,000 ($7.28)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.01)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,747,000 ($1443.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,174,000 ($797.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,789,000 ($700.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $216,000 ($54.24)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $527,000 ($132.35)
    End of Fiscal Year: $495,000 ($124.31)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,580,000 ($2154.70)

5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clarke County, GA  0.66% ($15,227 average AGI)
Businesses in Washington, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1

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)
Washington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.9mTotal length
  • $4,776,000Total costs
  • 16,450Total average daily traffic
  • 1,974Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,675Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Washington, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Washington, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Washington, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AMERICAN GENERAL ACFT CORP AG5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1193E , Serial Number: 10062, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Owen W Jr Barker, Meadow Oaks Farm / 3523 Court Ground Rd, Washington, GA 30673
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42103 , Serial Number: 14330, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/2006
    Registrant (Individual): George N Brooks, 303 Water St, Washington, GA 30673
  • Aircraft: BOSWELL E TERRY RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-D4A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 425BZ , Serial Number: 40234, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/28/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): E Terry Trustee Boswell, 1668 Sandtown Rd, Washington, GA 30673, Other Owners: Judith F Trustee Boswell
  • Aircraft: CESSNA AIRCRAFT CO 162 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200 (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 60053 , Serial Number: 16200130, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Brian Henderson & Assoc Inc, 25 Lexington Ave, Washington, GA 30673
  • Aircraft: BERGER MICHAEL A WAIEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2180 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 75654 , Serial Number: WX-0087, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 06/13/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Wootten A York, 2055 Pecan Grove Rd, Washington, GA 30673

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 63. The highest number of fire incidents - 103 took place in 2004, and the least - 27 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Washington, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.4%), and Structure Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Washington, GA
    • 49446.4%Outside Fires
    • 35533.3%Structure Fires
    • 20319.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 131.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Georgia:

  • Quality Inn, 115 Ann Denard Dr, Washington, Georgia 30673 , Phone: (706) 678-7925, Fax: (706) 678-7962
  • The Fitzpatrick Hotel, 16 W Sq, Washington, Georgia 30673 , Phone: (706) 678-5900, Fax: (706) 678-3018
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Washington, GA
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Washington, GA
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Washington compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.