Distinction: Washington is the only state named after a U.S. president.
Geographic Oddity: Point Roberts, Washington is on a peninsula
jutting down from British Columbia, so you can't drive to it from anywhere else
in the U.S. without going through Canada!
(See also Minnesota.)
Famous Native: Bill Gates ~ chief software architect
Natural = Mount Rainier
Man-Made = Space Needle
Favorite City Name: Walla Walla
Something you might hear a Cascader say:
"It must be spring. The rain feels warmer."
Little Known Factoid: The typical state flag . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Washington, it would be at Point Roberts. See above.|