List of memorials to George Washington

Coordinates: 74°39′S 165°25′E / 74.650°S 165.417°E / -74.650; 165.417
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This is a list of memorials to George Washington, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and first president of the United States.

Federal holiday[edit]

Washington's Birthday has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1879.

States, counties, and townships[edit]

One of the United States, 31 counties, and 241 civil townships are named for George Washington.

Place Type
Washington state
Washington County 30 counties
Washington Parish, Louisiana county equivalent
Washington Township, Arkansas 11 townships
Washington Township, North Dakota township
Washington Township, South Dakota 3 townships
Washington Township, Illinois 3 townships
Washington Township, Michigan 3 townships
Washington Township, Nebraska 4 townships
Washington Township, New Jersey 5 townships
Washington Township, Ohio 43 townships
Town of Washington, Wisconsin 7 township equivalents
Town of Port Washington, Wisconsin township equivalent
Lake Washington Township, North Dakota township

Municipalities and inhabited areas[edit]

Place State Type
Washington District of Columbia city
Washington Arkansas city
Washington Georgia city
Washington Illinois city
Washington Indiana city
Washington Iowa city
Washington Kansas city
Washington Missouri city
Washington North Carolina city
Washington Pennsylvania city
Washington Utah city
Washington Connecticut town
Washington Louisiana town
Washington Maine town
Washington Massachusetts town
Washington New Hampshire town
Washington New York town
Washington Oklahoma town
Washington Vermont town
Washington Virginia town
Washington Kentucky village
Washington Nebraska village
Washington New Jersey borough
Washington Mississippi unincorporated community
Washington Wisconsin unincorporated community
Washington West Virginia CDP
Port Washington Wisconsin city
Fort Washington Pennsylvania city
North Washington Iowa city
Washington Court House Ohio city
Washington Terrace Utah city
Mount Washington Kentucky city
Mount Washington Massachusetts town
Washington Grove Maryland town
Washington Park North Carolina town
Washington Park Illinois village
Port Washington North New York village
Little Washington Virginia village
Port Washington Ohio village
Old Washington Ohio village
New Washington Ohio village
Washingtonville Ohio village
Washingtonville New York village
Washingtonville Pennsylvania borough
New Washington Pennsylvania borough
East Washington Pennsylvania borough
Washington Valley New Jersey unincorporated community
Washington Crossing New Jersey unincorporated community
Washington Crossing Pennsylvania unincorporated community
Washington-on-the-Brazos Texas unincorporated community
Washington Mills Iowa unincorporated community
Washington Prairie Iowa unincorporated community
Fort Washington Maryland CDP
Fort Washington California CDP
New Washington Indiana CDP
George Washington city
Georgetown Kentucky CDP




  • Washington Place, Honolulu, private residence of Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawaiʻi

Geological features[edit]





United States[edit]

Washington, D.C.[edit]















New Hampshire[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

New York City[edit]
Outside New York City[edit]

North Carolina[edit]





Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]




Washington (state)[edit]











United Kingdom[edit]



In the United States[edit]

Some of the locations below are named for George Washington:

Outside the United States[edit]

Places named for George Washington outside of the United States include:

  • George Washington, a small town in Villa Clara Province, Cuba
  • George Washington Avenue (Spanish: Avenida George Washington) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • George Washington Avenue (Polish: Aleja Jerzego Waszyngtona) in Warsaw, Poland
  • George Washington Roundabout (Polish: Rondo Jerzego Waszyngtona) in Warsaw, Poland
  • George Washington Street (Serbian: Улица Џорџа Вашингтона/Ulica Džordža Vašingtona) in Belgrade, Serbia
  • New Washington, a small town in Aklan Province, Philippines
  • Washington Avenue (Italian: Viale Washington) in Rome, Italy
  • Washington Avenue (German: Washington Allee) in Hamburg, Germany
  • Washington Island, a coral atoll belonging to Kiribati
  • Washington Street in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Washington Street (French: Rue Washington) in Paris, France; 8th arrondissement
  • Washington Street (French: Rue Washington; Dutch: Washingtonstraat) in Ixelles, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
  • Washington Street, Cork, in Cork, Ireland
  • Washington Park (Spanish: Parque Washington) in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • George Washington Street (Ukrainian: Вулиця Джорджа Вашингтона) in Lviv, Ukraine
  • Washington Place, a village in Dasmariñas, Cavite, Philippines
  • Cape Washington, in Antarctica (74°39′S 165°25′E / 74.650°S 165.417°E / -74.650; 165.417) and Greenland (83°31′N 38°0′W / 83.517°N 38.000°W / 83.517; -38.000)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Weiss, Bari. "San Francisco Will Spend $600,000 to Erase History" Archived 2021-08-31 at the Wayback Machine, The New York Times, June 28, 2019.
  2. ^ Washington by Donald De Lue Archived 2016-03-07 at the Wayback Machine from SIRIS.
  3. ^ Knox Trail Monument No. 25 (Massachusetts) Archived 2012-07-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Vandals hit Minneapolis statues of George Washington and pioneers". Star Tribune. Archived from the original on 2020-11-27. Retrieved 2020-11-27.
  5. ^ George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (Paramus, New Jersey) Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine from Historic Marker Database.
  6. ^ George Washington Kneeling in Prayer Archived 2011-03-13 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "George Washington Monument, Cleveland". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  8. ^ Ryan, Jim (2020-06-19). "George Washington statue toppled during 22nd consecutive day of Portland protests". The Oregonian. Archived from the original on 2021-10-25. Retrieved 2020-11-27.
  9. ^ KATU Staff (2020-06-19). "George Washington statue in Portland toppled, protests continue". KATU. Archived from the original on 2020-06-19. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  10. ^ David Williams (2020-06-19). "Protesters tore down a George Washington statue and set a fire on its head". CNN. Archived from the original on 2020-08-05. Retrieved 2020-11-27.
  11. ^ "Texas' Unlucky Sculptor". Texas Co-op Power Magazine. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  12. ^ Inscription: "El Gobierno y el Pueblo de Venezuela a JORGE WASHINGTON Fundador de la Republica del Norte Erigido en el Centenario del Libertador Simon Bolivar 1883." Source: Frances David Whittemore, George Washington in Sculpture (2005), p. 125.
  13. ^ Venezuela Washington Archived 2015-02-04 at the Wayback Machine from Flickr.