Facts About Washington

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Washington is a state in America, and it is the only one that has been named after an exemplary president. This state is also home to the biggest residential and commercial districts featuring both Victorian era houses and buildings. Here are some interesting details about the great state of Washington:

Fact 1: Washington has five main volcanoes that make up the popular Cascade Range. These mountains include; Mt. Baker, Mt. Rainier, Glacier Peak, Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Adams.

Fact 2: Washington was the federal supply station during the successful Revolutionary War.

Fact 3: Washington has been rebuilt twice after destructive fires destroyed most of the early homes in the city.

Fact 4: The highest amount of rain that Washington has ever received in a single day is 14.3 inches at Mount Mitchell.

Fact 5: The Sound and Pamlico River in Washington are well-liked for power boating and sailing. Many people come to this city to enjoy recreational fishing and participate in fishing tournaments.

Fact 6: Duck and deer hunting are the most common pastimes during their respective seasons.

Fact 7: Hackney Industries, which is located within Washington, is actually the world’s leading manufacturer of aluminum truck bodies.

Fact 8: Weyerhaeuser, a Washington-based company, is America’s biggest land owner. This company grows pine trees in tree farms so as to produce wood  pulp.

Fact 9: There is a booming commercial seafood business in Washington. Actually, this state boasts of a seafood wholesale industry along with a very big processing plant for processing seafood.

Fact 10: Mt. Rainier is the highest point in Washington. It reaches a level of 14,410 feet. Many experienced climbers visit this mountain to attempt to climb it.

In conclusion, the apple is the state fruit, while the state dance in Washington is called the square dance.

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