Washington County, Pennsylvania

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Washington County
Washington County Courthouse
Flag of Washington County
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Washington County
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Map of the United States highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°11′N 80°15′W / 40.19°N 80.25°W / 40.19; -80.25
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedMarch 28, 1781
Named forGeorge Washington
Largest cityWashington
 • Total861 sq mi (2,230 km2)
 • Land857 sq mi (2,220 km2)
 • Water3.9 sq mi (10 km2)  0.5%
 • Estimate 
 • Density243/sq mi (94/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district14th

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 207,820.[1] Its county seat is Washington.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.