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Washington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of Dale City, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Rappahannock
Standard Zip Codes 22747
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.713
Longitude -78.159

Washington Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LURAY 5 E
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
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Washington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 183 100%
Male 77 42.1%
Female 106 57.9%
Under 18 26 14.2%
18+ 157 85.8%
65+ 36 19.7%
Median Age 50.1
Average Family Size 2.69
White 152 83.1%
African-American 20 10.9%
Asian 4 2.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 2.2%
Mixed Race 3 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 3.8%

Estimated Washington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 182
Growth -1
Growth % -0.5%

Washington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 19.3%
English 17.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
Dutch 11.7%
German 11.7%
British 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Italian 4.1%
US/American 2.8%
Austrian 2.1%
Scottish 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Washington 183 $61,250
Culpeper 9,664 $41,894
Front Royal 13,589 $42,863
Luray 4,871 $39,972
Stanley 1,326 $33,188
Strasburg 4,017 $40,978
Warrenton 6,670 $59,744

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Rappahannock County Library
Washington, Virginia
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Washington High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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