The origin of the place name for -- Washington Dome -- is summarized in a PDF document. This brief article is extracted from the publication UTAH PLACE NAMES (1990), compiled and written by John W. Van Cott. For each of the over 4000 place names indexed in the book are answers to such questions as: Where is it? What is its history? What is its importance? Who provided the name and when? What does it mean? Specific Section, Township, Range, and Altitude data is also supplied.