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District of Columbia Profile

Although New York City and Philadelphia each served briefly as the capital of the United States, in 1790, Congress chose the District of Columbia as the permanent seat of government. George Washington helped select the site for the city. Situated on the Potomac River, Washington, D.C., was originally carved out of land transferred from Maryland and Virginia (Virginia's portion south of the river was returned to that state in 1846). ...Read more here: Washington, DC

July 16, 1790
Land Area:
68.3 sq mi.
Highest Point:
409 ft
Official Bird:
Wood Thrush
Official Flower:
American Beauty Rose
Official Song:
America the Beautiful
Official Tree:
Scarlet Oak
D.C., or "the District"
Border States:
Virginia, Maryland
Justitia Omnibus  ("Justice for All")
Origin of Name:
"Columbia" is a poetic name for the United States, from Christopher Columbus' name

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District of Columbia Schools

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Elementary Schools

Early Childhood Academy Public Charter School
(202) 397-3800
4025 9th St., Se
Washington, DC 20032
Drew Elementary School
(202) 724-4922
5600 Eads St Ne
Washington, DC 20019

Middle Schools

Sousa Middle School
(202) 767-7020
3650 Ely Pl Se
Washington, DC 20019
Options Public Charter School
(202) 547-1028
800 3rd St, Ne
Washington, DC 20002

High Schools

Dc Alternative Learning Academy/Southeast
(202) 563-0727
425 9th St., Se
Washington, DC 20032
Eastern High School
(202) 724-4805
1700 E Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC 20003

Sex Offender Information for District of Columbia

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In District of Columbia, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://mpdc.dc.gov/serv/sor/sor.shtm. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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