List of places named for George Washington

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This is a list of places in the United States named after George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and first president of the United States;


There are 30 counties and one parish in the United States named Washington County.

Cities, towns, villages, and other municipalities in the United States




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







In the United States

Some of the locations below are named for George Washington:

Cincinnati, Ohio, is indirectly named for George Washington. The city is named for the Society of the Cincinnati, named itself to honor George Washington by comparing him to the Roman general Cincinnatus.

Outside the United States

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

  • George Washington, a small town in Cuba's Villa Clara Province[1]
  • George Washington Avenue (Spanish: Avenida George Washington) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 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 atol belonging to Kiribati
  • Washington Street (French: Rue Washington) in Paris, France; 8th arrondissement
  • Washington Street, Cork, in Cork, Ireland
  • Washington Park (Spanish: Parque Washington) in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • George Washington Street (Ukrainian: Вулиця Джорджа Вашингтона) in Lviv, Ukraine

See also