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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

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District of Columbia District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Capitol Washington, DC
Land Area 61 mi2


  • Total 591,833
  • Density 9,378.0 people/mi2
  • Growth 0.4375% per year
  • Children 18.9%
  • Adult 69.2%
  • Elderly 11.9%

* Statistics by Wolfram|Alpha. "Christianity" is used in the statistical sense and includes Catholics, Protestants, and true Christians.

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The history of Washington, D.C. (officially known as the District of Columbia) is tied to its role as the capital of the United States. The site along the Potomac River was chosen for the capital city by President George Washington. The city came under attack during the War of 1812 in an episode known as the Burning of Washington. Upon the government's return to the capital, it had to manage reconstruction of numerous public buildings, including the White House and United States Capitol. The McMillan Plan of 1901 helped restore and beautify the downtown core area, including establishing the National Mall, along with numerous monuments and museums.

Today, DC is marked by contrasts. Neighborhoods on the eastern periphery of the central city, and east of the Anacostia River tend to be disproportionately lower-income. Following World War II, many middle-income whites moved out of the city's central and eastern sections to newer, affordable suburban housing, with commuting eased by highway construction. The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968 sparked major riots in chiefly African American neighborhoods east of the Rock Creek Park. Large sections of the central city remained blighted for decades. By contrast, areas west of Rock Creek Park, including virtually the entire portion of the District between the Georgetown and Chevy Chase neighborhoods (the latter of which spills into neighboring Chevy Chase, MD), contain some of the nation's most affluent and notable neighborhoods. During the early 20th century, the U Street Corridor served as an important center for African American culture in DC.

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Displaying 1-8 of 8 listings in District Of Columbia, United States


Bethesda Baptist Church

1808 Capitol Avenue
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 635-2883


Boling Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force Base
Washington, DC 20001


Fort McNair

U.S. Army Base
Washington, DC 20005


USCG Station Washington D.C.

U.S. Coast Guard Base
Washington , DC 20005


Walter Reed Medical Center

U.S. Army Base
Washington, DC 20005