WA History & Facts
Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09
| Quick Facts About Washington
By ClassBrain Staff
Aug 15, 2005, 10:46 PST
Washington Fun Facts
Date of Statehood:
November 11, 1889
Source: US Census Bureau
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. Theres 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: Americas Story from Americas 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
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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