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Washington NY in Dutchess County Upstate NY

The Town of Washington NY was established in 1788 and covers 59.1 square miles.  Almost 5000 Dutchess County residents call this area home.

You might be wondering about the name; the town of Washington NY was named after George Washington and the story goes, he slept all over Dutchess County during the revolutionary war, so a town was named in his honor.

The Jewel of the town of Washington is Village of Millbrook which has had many famous residents over the years.   In the town you will also find some of the most expensive real estate properties to be found in Dutchess County.

Washington NY is divided into the following communities:

Lithgow|Littlerest|Mabbettsville|Millbrook|South Millbrook|Shunpike|Washington’s Hollow

 Washington NY Real Estate

The Town of Washington real estate accounts for many multi-million dollar estate homes on the market.  If you are looking for a country estate, a home in Washington will probably meet your needs.  At the same time it is possible to find other single family homes, condos and town houses as well as large farms.  To find a home in Washington, use the Washington home search tool provide below.

Washington homes for sale

 Washington NY homes

 Market Trend

Town of Washington had 35 single family homes sold during 2016.  This town had the highest average sale price in Dutchess County, not a surprise since many country estate can be found there.

Average Sale Price $ $511,593.00

Median Sale Price $390,000.00

Total Sales $ Volume  $17,905,755.00

Washington  Schools

Washington NY is  served by the following school districts|Millbrook Central School District|845-677-4200

Dover Union Free School District | 845-832-4500

Washington  Area Information

In the town of Washington NY you will find many fine restaurants.  If you love the outdoors you might enjoy a trip to Innisfree Gardens or to the Cary Institute where you can tour gardens or take in a seminar.  There is much to do in the area.

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