Washington became the 42nd state on November 11, 1889. Olympia is the state capital. There are currently 39 counties each with a courthouse.
Click on a county below to learn more:
Highest Point – Mount Rainier ( 14,417 feet ) is located in Pierce County
Lowest Point – Pacific Ocean ( sea level )
Oldest Courthouse - Columbia County (1888)
State Capitol – Olympia
Governor Mansion – Olympia