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Located in the Pacific Northwest, Washington is the only state named after a U.S. president. Jointly occupied by Britian and the U.S. until the Oregon Treaty of 1846. The Washington Territory was formed in 1853, and the state was admitted to the union in 1889.

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Coyote Bred with Goodnight Whisky and Dacha
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Jul 27, 8:00pm
Kung Fu Grindhouse
Seattle, Sunset Tavern
Jul 28, 7:00pm
The Next Big Thing featuring Chuck Wicks, Natalie...
Spokane, Knitting Factory Concert House
Aug 15, 7:45pm
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Washington Facts
Abbreviation: WA
Capital: Olympia
Nickname: Evergreen State
Population: 5,894,121
Time Zone: PST
State Motto: Al-ki ("By and by")
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