Category: Washington

  • List of Cities in Washington

    List of Cities in Washington

    List of Cities in Washington The state of Washington is located in the northwestern United States and is home to nearly 7 million residents. The state’s capital is Olympia, which hosts several government buildings including the Washington State Capitol building. Seattle is also a major economic centre for the state, it’s one of America’s largest…

  • 20 Interesting Facts About Seattle

    20 Interesting Facts About Seattle

    Facts About Seattle Seattle opened one of the first gas stations in the world in 1907 that was at Holgate Street and Western Avenue. Bertha Knight Landes became the first female mayor in America in 1926. Seattle is surrounded by two mountain ranges, the Olympic Mountains to the west and the Cascade Mountains to the…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Pasco, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Pasco, Washington

    Facts About Pasco The City of Pasco was a 2019 and 2018 finalist for “All-America City” from the National Civic League Pasco has around 300 days of sunshine per year. Pasco is one of three cities that make up Washington state’s Tri-Cities region, a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 296,224 people. the city has a…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Federal Way, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Federal Way, Washington

    Facts About Federal Way Federal Way was incorporated as a city on February 28, 1990. Federal Way has two sister cities: Donghae, Gangwon Province, South Korea & Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Federal Way is a city in King County, Washington, located within the Seattle metropolitan area. The Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery in Federal Way houses…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Everett, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Everett, Washington

    Facts About Everett, Washington Everett was named in Honour of Everett Colby, the son of investor Charles L. Colby. Everett was home to a brewery called Everett Beer, however, the brewery closed down due to a Prohibition, the brewery was situated in Everett Station. Everett is situated along the Port Gardner Peninsula in the Puget…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Kent, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Kent, Washington

    Facts About Kent Kent was originally named Titusville after one of the original settlers, James Henry Titus. The Kent area was first permanently settled by European Americans in the 1850s along the banks of what was then the White River. The city was renowned for its fertile soil and was formerly known as the “Lettuce…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Renton, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Renton, Washington

    Facts About Renton The primary coordinate point for Renton is located at latitude 47.4829 and longitude -122.2171 in King County. The 2019 median income for households in Renton is $70,661, while the mean household income is $89,808. The estimated population of Renton is 106,785, as of 2020. Renton is located at 47°29′12″N 122°11′43″W (47.486622, −122.195163).…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Auburn, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Auburn, Washington

    Facts About Auburn Slaughter was incorporated on June 13, 1891, but its name was changed two years later to Auburn on February 21, 1893, by an act of the state legislature. In 2008, Auburn annexed the West Hill and Lea Hill neighbourhoods of unincorporated King County, adding 15,000 residents and expanding its land area by…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Vancouver, Washington

    10 Interesting Facts About Vancouver, Washington

    Facts About Vancouver Canadian and American city of Vancouver was named after the sea captain George Vancouver, the American city is older. Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, located in Clark County. The population of Vancouver is 186,192, as of 2020, Making it…