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

An enlargeable map of the state of Washington
An enlargeable map of the state of Washington

Geography of Washington

Main article: Geography of Washington

Places in Washington

Environment of Washington

Natural geographic features of Washington

Regions of Washington

Main article: Regions of Washington

Administrative divisions of Washington

Demography of Washington

Main article: Demographics of Washington

Government and politics of Washington

Main articles: Washington (state) § Law and government, and Washington (state) § Politics

Federal representation

State government of Washington

Main article: Government of Washington (state)

Executive branch of the government of Washington

Legislative branch of the government of Washington

Judicial branch of the government of Washington

Main article: Courts of Washington (U.S. state)

Law and order in Washington

Law of Washington

Military in Washington

Local government in Washington

History of Washington

History of Washington (state)

History of Washington, by period

Culture of Washington

Culture of Washington

The Arts in Washington

Sports in Washington

Main article: Sports in Washington

Economy and infrastructure of Washington

Further information: Outline of Washington infrastructure

Economy of Washington

Education in Washington

Education in Washington

See also

References

  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.

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