Washington

42nd state on November 11, 1889

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By The Numbers

  • Population: 6,97 million (13th most populated state)
  • Land area: 71,362 sq miles
  • Electoral votes: 12

state facts

  • State flag: adopted in 1923
  • State motto: "Alki,"                                        Chinook word which means "hope for the  future"
  • Capital: Olympia

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Top 3 Major Industries

  1. Agriculture- #1 in Production in apples, cherries and pears
  2. Lumber
  3. Tourism

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