Not all legislative business takes place in the Capitol building! There are many points of interest located on Capitol Hill. Click on the locations around the Capitol Complex map to see all the different buildings and landmarks!
Formerly known as Jenkins Hill, Capitol Hill was named in 1800 and describes the collection of legislative and judicial
buildings surrounding the U.S. Capitol. Capitol Hill also encompasses many homes and businesses east of the U.S.
Capitol. This neighborhood was developed in the early 19th century to serve legislators and their families, and continues to do so today.
|Are you planning a visit to Washington D.C.?
Download and print the Capitol Complex map and building descriptions to take with you!
|Visit the House Building Namesakes page to learn how the House Office Buildings got their names!