Washington,  District of Columbia Important Phone Numbers:

EMERGENCIES

Police, Fire, Ambulance

911

D.C. Police Dept. Headquarters

202-727-1010

D.C. Fire Dept. Headquarters

202-462-1762

U.S. Park Police

202-619-7310

Medical Referral Service

202-362-8677

Dental Referral Service

202-547-7615

Members of Congress

202-224-3121

DISTRICT GOVERNMENT

Mayor

202-727-6319

Auto Registration

202-342-2558

Auto Train

800-872-7245

Board of Education

202-724-4289

City Council

202-724-8000

D.C. Tax Information

202-727-6027

Daily Tourist Info

202-789-7000

Dept. of Recreation

202-673-7660

Dial-a-Hike

202-547-2320

Dial-a-Museum

202-357-2020

Dial-a-Park

202-619-PARK/7275

Dog Tags

202-727-7100

Insurance Helpline

800-942-4242

Motor Vehicle Bureau

202-727-5856

Postal Service Information

202-635-5300

Recycling Hotlines

202-727-5856

Repossession of towed vehicle

202-576-6585

Schools (Board of Education)

202-724-4044

Washington Consumer Checkbook

202-347-9612

Washington, D.C. Department of Economic Development

202-727-6600

Washington, D.C. Convention & Visitor's Association

202-789-7000

GAS

Washington Gas Co.

703-750-1000

TELEPHONE

Bell Atlantic Telephone Co.  
Residential Service

202-346-1000

Business Service

202-346-6100

Bell Atlantic Mobil

1-800-255-2355

Cellular One

202-452-6000

TRANSPORTATION

American Automobile Assn.

202-331-3000

Amtrak/Metroliner

800-872-7245

or

202-484-7540

Metrorail/Metrobus

202-637-7000

Metrorail/Metrobus Handicapped service

202-962-1825

Greyhound/Trailways

1-800-231-2222

Ride Finders

1-800-745-RIDE

Ride On

301-217-7433

TRASH

Trash Removal

202-727-4825

UTILITIES

Potomac Electric Power Co. (PEPCO)

202-833-7500

WATER

D.C. Water & Sewer

202-727-5240

AIRPORTS

Baltimore Washington International

410-859-7111

Dulles

703-661-2700

Washington National

703-417-8000

TRANSPORTATION TO AIRPORTS

Airport Connection (Bus Service to BWI)

301-441-2345

BWI Airport

301-261-1000

Metropolitan Washington Airport Info (Dulles  
  and   Ronald Reagan National Airport)

703-661-2700

Washington Flier (Bus Service to Dulles and  
  National Airports

703-685-1400

MUSEUMS, MEMORIALS & MONUMENTS

Smithsonian Institution

202-357-2020

U.S. Capitol

202-224-3121

White House

202-456-2200

Washington Monument

202-426-6840

Lincoln Memorial

202-426-6840

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

202-619-7222

U.S. Holocaust Memorial

202-488-0400

PARKS

Washington D.C. Recreation & Parks

202-673-7660

National Zoological Park

202-673-4800

Potomac Park

202-208-3100

Rock Creek Park

202-282-1063

Great Falls Park

703-285-2964

SPORTS

Redskins Tickets

301-725-0400

MCI Center

301-386-7000

Camden Yards

410-685-9800

THEATERS

National Theater

202-628-6161

Ford's Theater

202-347-4833

Constitution Hall

202-628-4780

Arena Stage

202-488-3300

Folger Theater

202-783-4000

Kennedy Center

202-467-4600

Ticket Master

202-432-7328



Other Places of Interest:

CityPaper's Music Listings in Washington, DC
DC Chamber of Commerce
DC National Symphony Orchestra
DC Sightseeing Map
Washington, D.C., Tourist Attractions
Museum showings
Washington Area Music Association
Washington Bach Consort
Washington Board of Trade
Washington, D.C. Concierge
Washington, D.C. Entertainment Guide
Washington: Downtown
Washington Monument Cam
George Washington Masonic Memorial
J. Edgar Hoover F.B.I. Building

 

SHOPPING:

District of Columbia Downtown Area
7th-14th, D-G Streets, N.W.
Major department stores include Hecht's and The Shops at National Place

Georgetown Park, Georgetown
Wisconsin and M Street, N.W.

More than 80 nationally acclaimed specialty shops, restaurants, specialty food stores and services are offered in this enclosed mall with Victorian decor.

Mazza Gallery/Pavilion/Chevy Chase
Wisconsin and Western Avenues, N.W.
Major department stores include Neiman-Marcus, Lord & Taylor, and Brooks Brothers. Street and enclosed mall shopping and restaurants near Friendship Heights Metrorail.