The county of Washington is located in Maine and was founded in 1789. There are 31,450 residents in Washington who have access to courthouses in Calais, Machias. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Maine is part of the 1st federal circuit court as well.
There are 3,123 residents in Calais, which is 40.1 square miles and 43ft above sea level. It was settled in 1779.
There are 2,221 residents in Machias, which is 14.8 square miles and 82ft above sea level. It was settled in June 23, 1784 and is governed by a Town meeting local government.