Washington, North Carolina

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Washington, North Carolina
North Market Street Historic District
North Market Street Historic District
Nickname(s): 
The Original Washington, Little Washington
Motto(s): 
"Heart of the Inner Banks"
Washington is located in North Carolina
Washington
Washington
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°33′13″N 77°3′7″W / 35.55361°N 77.05194°W / 35.55361; -77.05194Coordinates: 35°33′13″N 77°3′7″W / 35.55361°N 77.05194°W / 35.55361; -77.05194
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyBeaufort
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager form of government
 • MayorMac Hodges
Area
 • Total9.0 sq mi (23.4 km2)
 • Land8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2)
 • Water0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total9,744
 • Estimate 
(2018)
9,536
 • Density1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
27889
Area code252
FIPS code37-71220[1]
GNIS feature ID0996823[2]
Websitewww.washington-nc.com

Washington, commonly known as The Original Washington or Little Washington (to distinguish it from Washington, D.C.[3]), is a city in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 9,744 at the 2010 census.[4]

It is the county seat of Beaufort County.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Frequently Asked Questions". City of Washington Official Website. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Washington city, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.