When was Washington's state capital established?

Answer Washington was added as the 42nd state in the United States on November 11, 1889. At that time Olympia was established as the capital of Washington, after much contest with the larger cities of the... Read More »

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How does Washington's fishing industry impact Washington state?

Washington's commercial and recreational fishing industries are extremely important to the state. These industries provide financial benefits to the people of Washington state, and provide less tan... Read More »

Why when congress challenge oklahoma's attempt to move its state capital the supreme court sided with the state?

What is the nickname of the capital city of Washington?

Nicknames for Washington D.C. include Capital of America (or the Vast Republic, a Great Nation), Founding Capital, Federal Seat (or Town, Site, City, Capitol), Commercial Empire of the United State... Read More »

Fishing at Capital Forest Washington?

Capitol State Forest is located five miles from Olympia, Washington in Thurston County. The forest is extremely popular and has over 800,000 visitors per year. The land is managed by the Washingto... Read More »