"Bye and Bye" 
            "Hope for the Future"

Date Admitted:  1889 (42nd) 
Capital:  Olympia 
Largest City:  Seattle 
Population:  5,610,362 
State Song:  "Washington, My Home" 
State Bird:  American Goldfinch 
State Tree:  Western Hemlock 
State Flower:  Coastal Rhododendron 
Nickname:  The Evergreen State 
State Constitution:  Washington Constitution  
Official State Web Page:  Washington 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Washington 

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Links of Interest 

News and Media 
   TV Washington 
   Washington Weather 
   Mount St. Helens [USGS]  

Travel and Tourism 
   Travel In Washington 
   Washington Tourism 
   Washington Internet Maps 
   Online Higways 
   Washington Museums 
   Washington State Parks 
   Ginkgo Petrified Forest  

History and Culture 
   Washington Place Names Origins 
   World War II Memorial 
   WashingtonHistorical Society 
   Eruption of Mount St Helens  
   Mount St. Helens 


            Adopted in 1889  

Elected Officials  
        Gary Locke 
        Slade Gorton 
        Patty Murray 
        Rick White--1st District  
        Jack Metcalf--2nd District  
        Linda Smith--3rd District  
        Doc Hastings--4th District  
        George Nethercutt, Jr.--5th District 
        Norman Dicks--6th District 
        Jim McDermott--7th District 
        Jennifer Dunn--8th District 
        Adam Smith--9th District