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  2. Washington | State Capital, Map, History, Cities, & Facts

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    Washington, constituent state of the United States of America. Lying at the northwestern corner of the 48 conterminous states, it is bounded by the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north, the U.S. states of Idaho to the east and Oregon to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

  3. Welcome to Washington, DC When was the last time you made a memory in DC? Imagine this: A captivating morning paddle on the Potomac River. An afternoon spent roaming the halls of a Smithsonian museum. An evening enjoying one of DC’s iconic sports teams. A monumental meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

  4. Washington, D.C. | History, Map, Population, & Facts

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    Washington is an extraordinary city, one with multiple personalities: a working federal city, an international metropolis, a picturesque tourist destination, an unmatched treasury of the country’s history and artifacts, and a cosmopolitan centre that retains a neighbourly small-town ambience.

  5. Map of Washington State, USA - Nations Online Project

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    Washington is the northwestern-most state in the contiguous United States. It borders the Canadian province of British Columbia along the 49th parallel north, Idaho in the east, and the Pacific Ocean in the west. The Columbia River defines a long section of the state's border with Oregon in the south.

  6. Washington - HISTORY

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    Washington is the nation’s leading producer of apples, pears, sweet cherries and hops. Three national parks and 68 state parks border Puget Sound, which spans 2,500 miles of shoreline and helps...

  7. Washington Maps & Facts - World Atlas

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    Washington’s lowest point is situated along the Pacific Ocean coastline (0ft). The Columbia Plateau extends south from central Washington into the states of Idaho and Oregon. The plateau has been formed by ancient lava flows and is a landscape of deep, wide valleys and rugged mountains, including the Blue Mountains in the southeast.

  8. Washington (state) - Wikipedia

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    Washington is the second most populous state on the West Coast and in the Western United States, after California. Mount Rainier, an active stratovolcano, is the state's highest elevation at 14,411 feet (4,392 meters), and is the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous U.S.

  9. The Washington Post - Breaking news and latest headlines, U.S. news, world news, and video Advertisement (Nariman El-Mofty/AP) BREAKING NEWS Nations poised to agree on historic fund for climate...

  10. How the most unenviable job in Washington keeps getting harder

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    CNN —. Washington’s most impossible job gets harder by the day. Attorney General Merrick Garland was already facing the grave responsibility of whether to indict a former president and current ...

  11. Washington, D.C. - Wikipedia

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    State quarter Released in 2009 Lists of United States state symbols Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia, also known as Washington, the District, or D.C., is the capital city and federal district of the United States. It is located on the east bank of the Potomac River, which forms its southwestern border with Virginia, and it shares a land border with Maryland on its other ...

  12. Winter weather: New York, Washington, Philadelphia not hit by ...

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    In Washington, D.C., residents of the nation’s capital haven’t seen measurable snow this winter. New York City also has yet to see its typical snow this season, in addition to Philadelphia and ...

  13. Washington robbers drive away empty-handed after hitting ...

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    The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office says that the incident happened on Jan. 17 in Bellingham, Washington at around 4:30 a.m. when deputies responded to an alarm at the gas station. The men entered ...

  14. Utah gymnastics team scores its season high in win over ...

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    On Saturday the fourth-ranked Utes scored a 49.625 on the beam, their second-best beam score of the year, to pace their 197.975 - 196.35 win over Washington in front of 12,232 fans in the Huntsman ...

  15. Best Places to Visit in Washington | 2022 Travel Guide

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    Washington Facts Capital Olympia Nickname The Evergreen State Bird American goldfinch Elevation 1,706 ft. Flower Rhododendron macrophyllum Song "Washington, My Home" Counties 39 Food Apples Accommodation Attractions Creepy Events Food & Dining Nature Road Trips Seasonal Small Towns State Pride Trips Around Washington Accommodations

  16. Notre Dame offers two WR recruits, Chris Henry Jr. & David ...

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    Why the offer matters. Henry Jr. bears the name of his father, former West Virginia and Cincinnati Bengal receiver. The elder Henry passed away in 2009, but his son inherited his elite size, six-foot-five-inches and 185-pounds, and speed. The younger Henry, class of 2026, already holds offers from Ohio State, Penn State, Tennessee and others.

  17. George Washington | Life, Presidency, Accomplishments ...

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    George Washington, also called Father of His Country, (born February 22 [February 11, Old Style], 1732, Westmoreland county, Virginia [U.S.]—died December 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.), American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775–83) and subsequently first president of the United States (1789–97).

  18. Girls basketball: South Bend Washington beats La Lumiere in ...

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    The South Bend Washington girls basketball team hadn't lost a game since last year's regular season final, when the Panthers fell to La Lumiere at home. Since then, 29 teams had tried, 29 had failed.

  19. George Washington | The White House

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    About The White House. Presidents. On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the ...

  20. Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, paddle on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers or sit back on a double-decker tour bus and soak up some history. Local shops, funky marketplaces and people-watching hot spots beckon by midday, as nighttime gives way to multi-course dinners and drinks from local breweries.

  21. Washington 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

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    Washington Washington Travel Guide: Best of Washington Tourism Essential Washington Stay A mix of the charming, modern, and tried and true. 2022 Inn at the Market 3,428 Seattle, WA from $247/night 2022 Oxford Suites Spokane 2,143 Spokane, WA from $142/night 2022 Canterbury Inn 1,717 Ocean Shores, WA from $88/night 2022 Oxford Suites Bellingham