STATE of WASHINGTON (WA)
42nd Star in U.S. Flag
Area: 66,544 sq. miles 172,349 sq. km.
Statehood: November 11,1889
Territory: March 2,1853
Nickname: “Evergreen State” Motto: AL-KI (Indian meaning “by and by”)
Name Origin: In honor of George Washington
State Website: http://access.wa.gov/