Own a piece of history in Washington GA, which is located in Wilkes county, 100 miles east of Atlanta between Athens GA and Augusta GA. Washington is known for its' history and historic homes. The original part of this home is circa 1810 and has numerous historical features. Go to poplarcornerwashingtonga to read the history of this home. It is one of the finest homes in historic Washington, Georgia. The pictures tell the story. The home was totally renovated in 1977 when central heat and air were added, This was the home of Mayor Edward Pope and his wife, Ruth. Mr. Pope was the mayor of Washington for close to 40 years. A pool is on the left side of the home and a pool house or guest cottage is in the back.