Washington commonly refers to:

  • Washington (state), United States
  • Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States
    • Federal government of the United States (metonym)
    • Washington metropolitan area, the metropolitan area centered on Washington, D.C.
  • George Washington (1732–1799), the first president of the United States

Washington may also refer to:



  • Washington, Tyne and Wear, a new town
    • Washington Old Hall, ancestral home of the family of George Washington
  • Washington, West Sussex, a village and civil parish


  • Cape Washington, Greenland
  • Washington Land


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

United States

  • Washington, Wisconsin (disambiguation)
  • Fort Washington (disambiguation)
  • Lake Washington (disambiguation)
  • Mount Washington (disambiguation)
  • Port Washington (disambiguation)
  • Washington Avenue (disambiguation)
  • Washington Boulevard (disambiguation)
  • Washington Bridge (disambiguation)
  • Washington County (disambiguation)
  • Washington Island (disambiguation)
  • Washington Park (disambiguation)
  • Washington Square (disambiguation)
  • Washington Street (disambiguation)
  • Washington Township (disambiguation)
  • Washington Valley (disambiguation)

Cities and communities

  • Washington, Alabama
  • Washington, Arkansas
  • Washington, California, in Nevada County
  • Washington, Yolo County, California
  • Washington, Connecticut
  • Washington, Georgia
  • Washington, Illinois
  • Washington, Indiana
  • Washington, Iowa
  • Washington, Kansas
  • Washington, Kentucky
  • Washington, Louisiana
  • Washington, Maine
  • Washington, Massachusetts
  • Washington, Michigan, an unincorporated community in Washington Township
  • Washington, Mississippi
  • Washington, Missouri
  • Washington, Nebraska
  • Washington, New Hampshire
  • Washington, New Jersey
  • Washington, New York
  • Washington, North Carolina
  • Washington, Oklahoma
  • Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Washington, Utah
  • Washington, Vermont
  • Washington, Virginia
  • Washington, West Virginia
  • Washington Court House, Ohio
  • Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas
  • Washington Square (Philadelphia)
  • Washington Square West, Philadelphia


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


Higher education

  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • Harold Washington College, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • Washington College (California), formerly in Irvington, Fremont, California, United States
  • Washington College (Pennsylvania), one of the original colleges that formed Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland
  • Washington College, Connecticut, the original name of Trinity College
  • Washington College of Law, at American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia
  • Washington Female Seminary, Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Washington International University, unaccredited institution in the British Virgin Islands
  • Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
  • Washington University (medical school), Baltimore, Maryland
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri

Secondary education

  • Lake Washington High School, Kirkland, Washington
  • Washington College Academy, Limestone, Tennessee
  • Booker T. Washington High School (disambiguation)
  • George Washington High School (disambiguation)
  • Washington County High School (disambiguation)
  • Washington High School (disambiguation)


In the Washington metropolitan area

  • Washington Capitals, professional ice hockey team of the National Hockey League
  • Washington Nationals, professional baseball team of Major League Baseball
  • Washington Mystics, professional basketball team of the Women's National Basketball Association
  • Washington Redskins, professional American football team of the National Football League
  • Washington Wizards, professional basketball team of the National Basketball Association

In Washington (state)

  • Washington Huskies, athletic teams of the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Washington State Cougars, athletic teams of Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, USA


  • Washington F.C., a football club based in Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
  • Washington University Bears, athletic teams of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA



  • SS Washington, an ocean liner
  • USS Washington, several U.S. Navy ships
  • Washington (steamboat 1851)


  • Washington station (disambiguation)

Other uses

  • Washington (name), a given name or surname shared by several people
  • Washington (tree), a giant sequoia in Sequoia National Park, California, US
  • Washington Consensus, an economic policy
  • Boeing Washington, British designation for the Boeing B-29 Superfortress

See also

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