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Washington Square is a fairly small, densely populated community of Mobile, Alabama in the 36604 zip code. Covering an area of 0.745 square miles, it has a population of about 3,000 residents.
Dauphin Street serves as the northern border of Washington Square. Michigan Avenue is its western border, and South Broad Street is its eastern border. Virginia Street completes the boundaries with its southern border.
The Mobile National Cemetery, a historical cemetery that was formed in 1865, is in the southern part of the neighborhood. It holds many Civil War soldiers and some Apache Nation members, including the son of famed leader Geronimo. It is administered by the Barrancas National Cemetery and is in the National Registry of Historical Places. It has two monuments that draw visitors: The 76th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument and the Confederate Fortification Monument.
Washington Square Park is in the southern part of the community, as well. Crawford Park is also within its borders, and it has tennis courts, a wading pool, a baseball field, basketball courts, a playground, and a football field. Taylor Park is under a half-mile to its south, and it offers a gym, a playground, basketball courts, picnic tables, a swimming pool, and a multiple-use sports field.
The Oakleigh House Museum is also within Washington Square. It consists of an 1830s historically significant mansion, a group of workers’ buildings, former slaves’ quarters, an archives building, and a museum. Mobile Carnival Museum, which celebrates Mobile’s rich Mardi Gras history, is a mile northeast of the neighborhood. The National African American Archives and Museum is a mile to its north. The Charlotte Conde House Museum, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, and Phoenix Fire Museum are also within a one-mile radius.