DUPONT CIRCLE \ˈdü-ˈpänt\ \ˈsər-kəl\ Dupont Circle is a traffic circle, park, neighborhood, and historic district in Northwest Washington, D.C. The traffic circle is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave NW, Connecticut Ave NW, New Hampshire Ave NW, P St NW, and 19th St NW.

The Dupont Circle neighborhood is bounded approximately by 16th Street NW to the east, 22nd Street NW to the west, M Street NW to the south, and Florida Avenue NW to the north. The local government Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2B) and the Dupont Circle Historic District have slightly different boundaries.[1][2] The circle is named for Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont… read more

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