10 Interesting Washington Facts

Now let’s talk about the Washington facts. Washington is the capital of United States. It joined the union on 11th November 1889 as the 42nd   state. Washington is the only state in US named after the US president. There are many interesting facts that you can see in DC. If you like are a coffee lover, you must be familiar with the biggest coffee chain the world, Starbucks. It was created in the largest city Seattle. Let’s me tell more facts in the explanation below.

1.King county

If Seattle is the largest city in US, the King county is the largest county in Washington. The name of this county is defined form William R. King. He was the vice president when Franklin was the president.

Washington facts: capitol

Washington facts: capitol

 

2.Washington boundary

Now let’s talk about the boundary of Washington. It was limited by Oregon to the south, Canada to the north, Pacific Ocean to the west and Idaho to the east.

Washington facts: red raspberries

Washington facts: red raspberries

 

3.Ancestries

The people who live in Washington is mixed. It is reported that there are six largest ancestries living in this state. The biggest one is Germany which makes up 18.7 per cent. The English ancestry is only 12 per cent. Then it is followed Irish, Norwegian, Mexican and Filipino respectively.

Washington facts: King county

Washington facts: King county

 

4.floating bridges

The people who like to enjoy the look of many floating bridges in one state may need to come to Washington. This state takes the record of having four from the five longest floating bridges in the world. The four bridges include Homer M. Hadley Bridge, Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge, Hood Canal Bridge, and Evergreen Point Floating Bridge.

Washington facts: washington

Washington facts: washington

 

5.fruit

Washington produces some fruits as one of the residents’ income. The biggest fruits production is held by red raspberries. It makes up 90 per cent of the US production. Then it is followed by the production of hops with 75 per cent, apple with 58.1 per cent and sweet cheese in 47.3 per cent.

Washington facts: Homer M. Hadley Bridge

Washington facts: Homer M. Hadley Bridge

 

6.internet companies

The sixth point of Washington facts is about the internet companies. There are several infamous internet companies headquartered in the state. Some of them include Whitepages.com, Amazon.com, Marchex and Classmates.com.

Washington facts: Amazon.com

Washington facts: Amazon.com

 

7.Microsoft Corporation

One of the giant companies located in Washington DC is Microsoft Corporation. The exact location is on Redmond. The founder is Bill Gates. This man is considered as the wealthiest businessman in the world. He lives in a home called as Medina.

Washington facts: Bill Gates

Washington facts: Bill Gates

 

8.Industry

Washington has their industry to earn some cash. Some prominent industries include shipping, agriculture, fishing, lumber, mining, salmon canning and many more.

Washington facts: United Airlines

Washington facts: United Airlines

 

9.Games

Game is the next Washington facts that you should know. There are some popular games native to Washington such as Cranium, Pictionary, and Pickle-ball. All of them have been invented by the local people in Washington.

Washington facts: Pickle ball

Washington facts: Pickle ball

 

10.Boeing

Now we come to the last point of Washington facts. Let’s close it by talking about Boeing. If you hear this word, your mind will always consider about airplane. This biggest company is the owner of United Airlines. It has the largest building in the world called as Everett. It is the place where the manufacturer assembles their planes.

Washington facts: Everett

Washington facts: Everett

 

Have you recognized all of the facts about Washington above?

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