Signed into Statehood on November 11, 1889 

WASHINGTON

42nd State

Capital: Olympia

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Seattle

  • Puget Sound

  • Mt. St. Helens

  • Olympic National Park

 

NOTE: HAVEN'T BEEN THERE YET.

 

Named for First President George Washington, and nicknamed The Evergreen State, Washington is located off of the Pacific Ocean  to the west; Oregon to the south; Idaho to the east and British Columbia, Canada to the north.

Washington's highest peak is Mount Rainier at 14,410 feet, the 4th highest in the United States. The lowest point is at the Pacific Ocean, which is at sea level.

 



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