Located at exit 149 on Interstate 90 in central Washington State, the City of George, Washington, is the only city in the nation named after the full name of a president. George is located at the southern entrance to the Columbia Basin Plateau and the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project. Six miles west of George is the famous Gorge Amphitheater overlooking the spectacular Columbia River Gorge. George has sunny, dry and warm summers with temperatures in the 80's and 90's, and winters with cold temperatures and occasional snow. The average annual precipitation is 8 inches.