The county of Washington is located in and was founded in 1776| seat wl=Abingdon. There are 54,876 residents in Washington who have access to courthouses in Abingdon. 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. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 8,191 residents in Abingdon, which is 8.3 square miles and 2,087ft above sea level. It was settled in 1778 and is governed by a local government.