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Washington commonly refers to:

  • George Washington (1732–1799), first president of the United States
  • Washington (state), United States
  • Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States
  • The Washington metropolitan area, the metropolitan area centered on Washington, D.C.
  • A metonym for the Federal government of the United States
  • Washington (name), including a list of people with the given name or surname Washington

Washington may also refer to:

Places

England

  • Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
    • Washington Old Hall, ancestral home of the family of George Washington
  • Washington, West Sussex, England

Philippines

  • New Washington, Aklan, Philippines
  • Washington, a barangay in Catarman, Northern Samar, Philippines
  • Washington, a barangay in Escalante, Negros Occidental, Philippines
  • Washington, a barangay in San Jacinto, Masbate, Philippines
  • Washington, a barangay in Surigao City, Philippines

United States

See also: List of places named for George Washington #Municipalities and Inhabited Areas
See also: List of places named for George Washington #Other

Cities and communities

Other features

Elsewhere

  • Washington, Ontario, Canada
  • Washington Island (French Polynesia)
  • Washington Island (Kiribati)
  • Washington, a community in Mahaica-Berbice, Guyana

Other uses

  • Washington, Wisconsin (disambiguation)
  • Lake Washington (disambiguation)
  • Mount Washington (disambiguation)
  • New Washington (disambiguation)
  • Washington Bridge (disambiguation)
  • Washington County (disambiguation)
  • Washington Heights (disambiguation)
  • Washington Island (disambiguation)
  • Washington Park (disambiguation)
  • Washington Township (disambiguation)
  • Washingtonville (disambiguation)

Transportation

Aircraft

Railroad stations

  • Union Station (Washington, D.C.), a train station in Washington, D.C.
  • Washington station (Los Angeles Metro)
  • Washington station (Missouri), an Amtrak station in Washington, Missouri

Chicago Transit Authority stations

  • Washington station (CTA Blue Line), in the Blue Line subway
  • Washington station (CTA Red Line), an abandoned 'L' station on the Red Line
  • Washington/Wabash (CTA station), Loop station scheduled to open in 2017
  • Washington/Wells (CTA station), on the Loop rapid transit system

Roads

  • A182 road in England, known as Washington Highway
  • State highways in Washington, the state's highway system
  • Washington Avenue (disambiguation)
  • Washington Boulevard (disambiguation)
  • Washington Street (disambiguation)

Ships

  • State of Washington (sternwheeler), a steamboat
  • SS Washington, an ocean liner
  • USS Washington, several U.S. Navy ships

Art, entertainment, and media

  • Washington, D.C. (novel), by Gore Vidal
  • "Washington B.C.", an episode of the TV series Ben 10

Other uses

  • Washington Presbytery, of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is the association of PCUSA churches in Washington and Greene counties in Pennsylvania.

See also

  • George Washington (disambiguation)
  • History of Washington (disambiguation)
  • List of places named for George Washington
  • Washingtonian (disambiguation)
  • All pages beginning with Washington
  • All pages with titles containing "Washington"



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