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Washington is a city in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 9,583 at the 2000 census. In 2006, it was estimated that the town population was 14,831. It is the county seat of Beaufort County GR6. The closest major city is Greenville 6, approx. 17mi to the west.
Washington is located at 35 °33 13 N, 77 °3 7 W (35.553490, -77.052050) GR1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.7 km (6.8 mi ). 16.8 km (6.5 mi ) of it is land and 0.9 km (0.3 mi ) of it (4.83%) is water.
Originally called "The Fork of the Tar," for the way the Pamlico River splits into the Tar River and Chocowinity Bay, the city was renamed to Washington around the time of the American Revolution after George Washington. It is the first US town named after George Washington. It is said that during the war, General Washington spent a night in this town. In Eastern North Carolina, Washington is commonly referred to as "Little Washington" or "The Original Washington" to distinguish it from Washington, DC. Sell a home in Washington, selling home in Washington, NC. For Sale by owner in Washington, North Carolina, sell or buy a home without commission, list in MLS.
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Washington, NC ZIP Codes
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