In McClain County, the community of Washington is situated ten miles northwest of Purcell on State Highway 24. Washington's post office charter was approved on May 10, 1904. The post office was established at a site later called "Old" Washington, located about three miles west and one mile north of the present community.
What to Do
If you are traveling between Goldsby and Purcell and need a quick caffeine boost, stop in Washington at one of two local coffee spots. Trek Coffee Company is a family-owned, small batch, small town coffee roastery and shop. The organic, fair-trade beans are roasted daily to ensure the highest quality in each cup served. Althea's Vault is a small, family-owned café and bakery serving a wide variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads and breakfast items, in addition to daily brewed Eote Coffee and drinks.