The county of Washington is located in Missouri and was founded in 1813. There are 24,788 residents in Washington who have access to courthouses in Potosi. 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. Missouri is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,660 residents in Potosi, which is 2.3 square miles and 880ft above sea level. It was settled in 1826 and is governed by a local government.