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Washington Profile

In 1853, the Washington Territory was formed from part of the Oregon Territory. Named in honor of George Washington, Washington was the 42nd state to join the Union, in 1889. Its coastal location and Puget Sound harbors give it a leading role in trade with Alaska, Canada, and the Pacific Rim. The state has two major mountain ranges--the 7,000-foot Olympic Mountains surrounded by temperate rain forest on the peninsula west of Puget Sound, and the more majestic Cascade Range, which boasts the 14,410-foot Mount Rainier and the volcanic Mount St. Helens, which erupted twice in the 1980s. Although the capital is Olympia, most people live in the metropolitan areas of Seattle-Everett and Tacoma. The state tree of the "Evergreen State" is the western hemlock, and the flower is the western rhododendron. ...Read more here: Washington - The Evergreen State

Capital City:
Olympia
Nickname:
Evergreen State
Motto:
Alki (By and By)
Statehood:
November 11, 1889 (42nd)
Origin of State's Name:
Named after George Washington
Largest Cities:
Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett
Border States:
Idaho, Oregon
Land Area:
66,582 sq. mi., 20th largest
State Bird:
Willow Goldfinch
State Flower:
Western Rhododendron (rhododendron macrophyllum)
State Tree:
Western Hemlock (tsuga heterophylla)
State Song:
Washington, My Home

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Washington Schools

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Elementary Schools

Pomeroy Elementary School
(509) 843-1331
10th And Cloumbia
Pomeroy, WA 99347
Spiritridge Elementary School
(425) 456-5900
16401 Se 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008

Middle Schools

Alki Middle School
(360) 313-3200
1800 Nw Bliss Rd
Vancouver, WA 98685
Chinook Middle School
(206) 433-2231
18650
Seatac, WA 98188

High Schools

Trojan Alternative School
(360) 291-3244
519 N. 2nd Street
Pe Ell, WA 98572
Marysville Pilchuck High School
(360) 653-0600
5611 108th St Ne
Marysville, WA 98271

Sex Offender Information for Washington

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Washington, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://ml.waspc.org/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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