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Washington State Name Origin:

Geology & topography map of Washington - click to see all state name origins
State of Washington Geology and Topography Map: USGS.
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Washington - click to see all state name origins

The state of Washington was named after George Washington, our first President. Washington became the 42nd state on November 11, 1889 (the only state in the Union that is named for a president). A portrait of George Washington also appears on the state flag and official state seal.

Washington,  USA - click to see all state name origins

Source:
Washington Quick Facts: Ben's Guide to US Government
Symbols of Washington State: WA State Legislature
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Washington Symbols & Icons

bird - mammal
insect - fish
amphibian
flower - grass
tree - soil
fossil - gem
fruit - vegetable

flag - seal
motto - quarter
name - nickname
dance - tartan
song - folk song
arboretum
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