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Washington State Facts
State Abbreviation WA
State Capital Olympia
Largest City Seattle
Area 71,303 square miles [Washington is the 18th biggest state in the USA]
Population 6,971,406 (as of 2013) [Washington is the 13th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents Washingtonians
Major Industries farming (fruit, berries, nuts, cattle, wheat), lumber, tourism, hydroelectric power, computer software, aircraft, aluminum refining
Major Rivers Columbia River, Snake River, Yakima River
Major Lakes Lake Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lake Washington
Highest Point Mt. Rainier - 14,410 feet (4,392 m) above sea level
Number of Counties 39
Bordering States Idaho, Oregon
Bordering Country Canada
Bordering Bodies of Water Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound
Origin of the Name Washington This state is named for George Washington, the first president of the USA.
State Nickname The Evergreen State
State Motto "Alki" (By and By)
State Song Washington, My Home

Last Updated on: August 31st, 2017