Outline of Washington (state)

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The location of the state of Washington in the United States of America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Washington:

Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, and is named after George Washington, the first President of the United States (it is the only U.S. state named after a president). Washington was carved out of the western part of Washington Territory which had been ceded by Britain in 1846 by the Oregon Treaty as settlement of the Oregon Boundary Dispute. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889. The state's population at the 2010 United States Census was 6,724,540. Washington is often called Washington State or the state of Washington to distinguish it from Washington, D.C.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the state of Washington

Geography of Washington[edit]

Places in Washington[edit]

Environment of Washington[edit]

Natural geographic features of Washington[edit]

Regions of Washington[edit]

Administrative divisions of Washington[edit]

Demography of Washington[edit]

Government and politics of Washington[edit]

Federal representation[edit]

State government of Washington[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Washington[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Washington[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Washington[edit]

Law and order in Washington[edit]

Law of Washington

Military in Washington[edit]

Local government in Washington[edit]

History of Washington[edit]

History of Washington (state)

History of Washington, by period[edit]

Culture of Washington[edit]

Culture of Washington

The Arts in Washington[edit]

Sports in Washington[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Washington[edit]

Economy of Washington

Education in Washington[edit]

Education in Washington

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11.
  2. ^ Golenpaul, Dan; Kieran, John, eds. (1995). Information Please Alamanac. Dan Golenpaul Associates. p. 780.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Washington". Archived from the original on 2016-02-17. Retrieved 2011-11-18.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Washington