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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

Founded:
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
Nickname
D.C., or "the District"
Border States:
Virginia, Maryland
Motto:
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

Reed Elementary School
(202) 673-7308
2200 Champlain St Nw
Washington, DC 20009
West Elementary School
(202) 576-6226
1338 Farragut St Nw
Washington, DC 20011

Middle Schools

Hart Middle School
(202) 767-7077
601 Mississippi Ave Se
Washington, DC 20032
Browne Junior High School
(202) 724-4547
850 26th St Ne
Washington, DC 20002

High Schools

Dunbar High School
(202) 672-7233
1301 New Jersey Ave Nw
Washington, DC 20001
Ballou High School
(202) 767-7071
3401 4th St Se
Washington, DC 20032

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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