Washington gained its current status as a state in the year 1889. The government of Washington is lead by Jay Inslee and is based in the state capital of Olympia (Population: 46,478).
The most populous cities in Washington are: Seattle (Population: 608,660), Spokane (Population: 208,916), Tacoma (Population: 198,397), Vancouver (Population: 161,791), Bellevue (Population: 122,363).
Washington State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1889|
|Capital||Olympia (Population: 46,478)|
|Head of Government||Jay Inslee|
|Total Area||176,480 sq km (68,139 sq miles)|
|Population Density||38.1 sq km (98.7 sq miles)|
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