White House Questions

What is the White House?

The White House is the official residence of the President of The United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington D.C. and has been the residence of every U.S. President since John Adams in 1800. Irish-born architect James Hoban designed the residence. Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801.


What is the White House Store?

All about the White House. In addition to information about where the President resides, the history and questions about this great house, the White House Store is a unique one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Originally created to help local politicians gain name recognition, it is now grown into a National political store for both Democrats and Republicans. We feature information about the White House as well as novelties, apparel toys and much more. We truly hope you enjoy our web site and please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments.


Where is the White House?

The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. The Washington Monument, the Capitol Building, the Jefferson Memorial, the Pentagon, and the Lincoln Memorial are also near The White House.


How do I call the White House?

The phone number for The White House is 202-456-1111


How do I e-mail The President?

You can e-mail The President by visiting The White House Communications Center page at www.whitehouse.gov/contact