Category: Washington

  • 20 Interesting Facts About Tacoma, Washington

    20 Interesting Facts About Tacoma, Washington

    Facts About Tacoma The name Tacoma means Mother of the Waters, from the Indian name for Mt. Rainier Tacoma adopted the “city of destiny’ as its official slogan in 1873. The port of Tacoma covers more than 2,400 acres, making It the 6th largest port in North America. The city has an area of 62.34…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Sammamish, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Sammamish, Washington

    Facts About Sammamish The city has a total area of 18.47 square miles, of which, 18.22 square miles is land and 0.25 square miles is water. Sammamish has a mild Marine West Coast or an oceanic climate. Extremes range from -5 °F, in February 1950, to 102 °F, in August 1960. Sammamish Plateau existed as…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Kennewick, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Kennewick, Washington

    Facts About Kennewick Kennewick is currently the 14th largest city in the State of Washington. Kennewick is the host city of the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League and the Tri-City Outlaws of the United States Premier Hockey League. The name “Kennewick” is believed to be a native word meaning “grassy place.” the city…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Bellevue

    10 Interesting Facts About Bellevue

    Facts About Bellevue The city’s name is derived from the French term belle vue, “beautiful view. Bellevue is a city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States Bellevue is the third-largest city in the Seattle metropolitan area and has variously been characterized as an edge city, a suburb, boomburb, or satellite city.…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Marysville, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Marysville, Washington

    Facts About Marysville Marysville was established in 1872 as a trading post by James P. Comeford but was not populated by other settlers until 1883. Marysville is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States, part of the Seattle metropolitan area. Marysville has a total area of 20.94 square miles 20.68 square miles of land…

  • 20 Interesting Facts About Spokane

    20 Interesting Facts About Spokane

    Facts About Spokane The city’s nickname is the Lilac City and each year the Lilac Festival celebrates the coming of Spring The city’s first inhabitants were Native Americans from the Spokane Tribe, whose name means “Children of the Sun.” The first Father’s Day celebration took place in Spokane on June 19th 1910. Spokane is twinned…

  • 15 Interesting Facts About Spokane Valley

    15 Interesting Facts About Spokane Valley

    Facts About Spokane Valley Spokane Valley is named after the valley of the Spokane River. The City of Spokane Valley was incorporated on March 31, 2003, At its creation, it was the third-largest newly incorporated city in US history. The city has a total area of 38.06 square miles, of which 37.77 square miles is…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Kirkland

    10 Interesting Facts About Kirkland

    Facts About Kirkland Kirkland is bordered to the west by Lake Washington, to the east by Redmond, to the south by Bellevue, and to the north by Kenmore, Woodinville, and Bothell. The city has a total area of 17.83 square miles, of which 17.818 square miles are land and 0.012 square miles is water. The…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Bellingham, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Bellingham, Washington

    Facts About Bellingham In November 1903, the four towns around Bellingham Bay, Whatcom, Sehome, Bellingham, and Fairhaven, were consolidated and incorporated as Bellingham. The name of this area was derived from the bay on which it is situated. George Vancouver, who landed here in June 1792, named the bay after Sir William Bellingham who worked…