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Washington
The Evergreen State
Map of U.S. showing location of Washington

FAST FACTS

CAPITAL: Olympia

STATEHOOD: 1889; 42nd state

ATTRACTIONS: Olympic National Park, Space Needle, Mount St. Helens

FUN FACT: Washington is the only state to be named after a president.

Washington state flag
State Flower: coast rhondondendron; State Bird: goldfinch; State Animal: orca; State Quarter

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Photos: 221A, iStockphoto (flag); maogg, iStockphoto (quarter); Tab1962, Dreamstime (coast rhododendron); Ivkovich, Dreamstime (orca); Michael Mill, Dreamstime (goldfinch)

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