Washington, Georgia is a vibrant small town with a big future. Our community appeals to those who want a better quality of life: Fiber optic high speed internet to every address. Low crime rate. Low tax rate. Lake Boline offers free fishing just minutes from downtown. Clarks Hill Reservoir is also nearby and offer boating, fishing, and camping. New 4-lane expressway to I-20. In Washington, we value our history as we build for our future!
Local business owners provide a variety of retail, professional services, and dining experiences that make Washington a great place to live. Public safety is enhanced thanks to first responders at Wilkes County Sheriff's Office, Wilkes County EMS, and City of Washington Fire Department. The city also operates tag-reading cameras along major streets/roads that help law enforcement identify vehicles associated with Amber Alerts or owned by someone with outstanding warrants.
Washington is ideally situated 90 miles from Atlanta, 50 miles from Augusta, and 40 miles from Athens. Superior broadband coverage make Washington an ideal town to start and grow a business.
There is just something about small towns and family-oriented citizens that make Washington feel like home! Visitors experience Southern hospitality done right. Our residents are hard working individuals who love country and family. Come explore Washington!
Regular Scheduled Meeting of Mayor and Council of the City of Washington
Monday February 13, 2023
Edward B. Pope Conference Center