New Washington is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 566.
New Washington is located in northeastern Clark County at 38°33′45″N 85°32′29″W (38.562575, -85.541524). Indiana State Road 62 runs through the center of the community, leading north then east 19 miles (31 km) to Madison and southwest 24 miles (39 km) to Jeffersonville across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13.5 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.29%, is water.
New Washington was established in 1815. A post office was established at New Washington in 1819. New Washington was the closest community to the now-defunct Marble Hill Nuclear Power Plant.
New Washington has a public library, a branch of the Charlestown-Clark County Public Library.
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