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Washington County, Georgia

US county information
NameWashington County
US Area
Total Area684.37 sq mi (1772.5 km2)
Land Area680.34 sq mi (1762.1 km2)
Water Area4.03 sq mi (10.4 km2)
Population21176 (2000)
Density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Named forGeorge Washington
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was established on February 25, 1784. As of 2000, the population was 21,176. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 20,937. The county seat is Sandersville.

Washington County, Georgia, was named for General George Washington prior to him becoming President and is the only county in the U.S. to be named for him as a General.

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