Washington, North Carolina

"First city to be named after General George Washington"

Information about Washington

Washington is commonly known as Little Washington to distingush it from Washington, D.C. Washington is near Beaufort County and was established on land donated by Col. James Bonner in 1776, and it is the first city to be named after George Washington. There are 3 members on the County Board of Commissioners, and the County Manager is Ken Windley. Washington is bordered by Chowan, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Hyde, Beaufort, Martin, and Bertie counties. Washington is also located in the Coastal Plain region.

Natural Landmarks and Tourist Attractions

More Information about Washington

The county seat of Washington is Plymouth. There are 6 members on the town council, and the town manager is Joanne Floyd. Plymouth is run by the mayor, Brian Roth. Plymouth is known for its tourist attractions that include: Port O' Plymouth Museum and Roanoke River Lighthouse