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WA History & Facts

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09


Quick Facts About Washington
By ClassBrain Staff
Aug 15, 2005, 10:46 PST

Washington Fun Facts
Washington flag Capital:
Date of Statehood:
November 11, 1889
Coast Rhododendron
Western Hemlock
Willow Goldfinch

Source: US Census Bureau

Access Washington
This is a wonderful place to find out all sorts of general information on the state of Washington. There are links to information on geography, symbols, history, minerals, and manufacturing; just to name a few.
Source: Washington State Department of Information Services

Merriam Webster Atlas
This atlas page shows the Washington state map and some quick facts. There’s also a good explanation of the symbolism of the state flag.
Source: The New York Times and Merriam Webster

Explore the States
Read a quick description of the State of Washington and then find out why Mount Rainier has two names.
Source: America’s Story from America’s Library - Library of Congress

Washington County and City Information
Are you looking for information about a specific county in Washington? This page has links to information about Washington counties, including collections of general information, as well as a variety of sources dealing specifically with population, the economy, and county government finance.
Source: Office of Financial Management

County Profiles
The State Data Book has statistics on each county that can be printed out or downloaded as an Excel or PDF file.
Source: Labor Market & Economic Analysis

United States Census
Use the pull-down menu on the right hand side of the U.S. Census page to select your state. Get state and county statistics and demographics instantly.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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