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Government

Washington-Wilkes Economic Development
23 Court St. Rm 322
Washington, GA 30673
Wilkes County Board of Commissioners
23 Court Street
Room 222
Washington, GA 30673
City of Washington
The City of Washington is located 90 miles east of Atlanta and centrally located between Athens and Augusta - both are a short 45-minute drive away. The City of Washington originated On January 23, 1780, in the midst of the hard and bitter fighting of the Revolution. The Executive Council ordered the town laid out in Wilkes County, Georgia. The council specified that it was to be called Washington, making this the first town in the United States named for George Washington. The town was confirmed by the Commander-in-Chief of the American armies, as the first city chartered in his name, on his visit to Georgia in 1791.
City Hall
102 E. Liberty Street
Washington, GA 30673
2743 Perimeter Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30909
22 Lexington Ave
Washington, GA 30673
P.O. Box 1090
Washington, GA 30673
674 Washington Rd.
Thomson, GA 30824
48 Lexington Ave
Washington, GA 30673
800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601

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