Washington State Facts
There are an equal number of men and women in Washington. The overall gender ratio is 100 men to 100 women.
The Washington flag was adopted on August 25, 1923. The flag has been ranked the 32nd best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The Washington quarter was the 42nd quarter released overall. The quarter was released on April 11, 2007.
Recent estimates put Washington's population at around 7,062,000 people (13th out of 56).The population density is 106.3 people per square mile (30th out of 56).
Someone from Washington is known as a Washingtonian. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
Washington was the 42nd state when it joined the United States on November 11, 1889. Prior to 1889, Washington was known as "Washington Territory."
Essential Washington Facts
Postal CodeThe Washington postal code is WA. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 100 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 3,529,935 men
Female Population: 3,531,595 women
State FlagThe 6 main colors in the Washington flag are #008457, #FFD520, #000000, #34C2DE, #FDD6C6, and #FFFFFF
Population and AreaPopulation: 7,061,530 people
Land Area: 66,455 square miles
Population Density: 7,061,530 people per square mile
Areas Codes in Washington (7)
Washington Counties (39)
|Adams County||Benge, Lind, Othello, Ritzville, and Washtucna|
|Asotin County||Anatone, Asotin, and Clarkston|
|Benton County||Benton City, Kennewick, Paterson, Plymouth, Prosser, and Richland|
|Chelan County||Ardenvoir, Cashmere, Chelan, Chelan Falls, Dryden, and Entiat|
|Clallam County||Beaver, Carlsborg, Clallam Bay, Joyce, La Push, and Neah Bay|
|Clark County||Amboy, Battle Ground, Brush Prairie, Camas, Heisson, and La Center|
|Columbia County||Dayton and Starbuck|
|Cowlitz County||Ariel, Carrolls, Castle Rock, Cougar, Kalama, and Kelso|
|Douglas County||Bridgeport, East Wenatchee, Mansfield, Orondo, Palisades, and Rock Island|
|Ferry County||Boyds, Curlew, Danville, Inchelium, Keller, and Laurier|
|Franklin County||Connell, Eltopia, Kahlotus, Mesa, and Pasco|
|Grant County||Beverly, Coulee City, Electric City, Ephrata, George, and Grand Coulee|
|Grays Harbor County||Aberdeen, Amanda Park, Copalis Beach, Copalis Crossing, Cosmopolis, and Elma|
|Island County||Camano Island, Clinton, Coupeville, Freeland, Greenbank, and Langley|
|Jefferson County||Brinnon, Chimacum, Forks, Nordland, Port Hadlock, and Port Ludlow|
|King County||Auburn, Baring, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bothell, and Burton|
|Kitsap County||Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Burley, Hansville, Indianola, and Keyport|
|Kittitas County||Cle Elum, Easton, Ellensburg, Kittitas, Ronald, and Roslyn|
|Klickitat County||Appleton, Bickleton, Bingen, Centerville, Dallesport, and Glenwood|
|Lewis County||Adna, Centralia, Chehalis, Cinebar, Curtis, and Doty|
|Lincoln County||Almira, Creston, Davenport, Edwall, Harrington, and Lamona|
|Mason County||Allyn, Belfair, Grapeview, Hoodsport, Lilliwaup, and Matlock|
|Okanogan County||Brewster, Carlton, Conconully, Coulee Dam, Elmer City, and Loomis|
|Pacific County||Bay Center, Chinook, Grayland, Ilwaco, Lebam, and Long Beach|
|Pend Oreille County||Cusick, Ione, Metaline, Metaline Falls, Newport, and Usk|
|Pierce County||Anderson Island, Ashford, Bonney Lake, Buckley, Camp Murray, and Carbonado|
|San Juan County||Blakely Island, Deer Harbor, Eastsound, Friday Harbor, Lopez Island, and Olga|
|Skagit County||Anacortes, Bow, Burlington, Clearlake, Concrete, and Conway|
|Skamania County||Carson, North Bonneville, Stevenson, and Underwood|
|Snohomish County||Arlington, Bothell, Darrington, Edmonds, Everett, and Gold Bar|
|Spokane County||Airway Heights, Chattaroy, Cheney, Colbert, Deer Park, and Elk|
|Stevens County||Addy, Chewelah, Clayton, Colville, Evans, and Ford|
|Thurston County||Bucoda, East Olympia, La Grande, Lacey, Littlerock, and Olympia|
|Wahkiakum County||Cathlamet, Grays River, Rosburg, and Skamokawa|
|Walla Walla County||Burbank, College Place, Dixie, Prescott, Touchet, and Waitsburg|
|Whatcom County||Acme, Bellingham, Blaine, Custer, Deming, and Everson|
|Whitman County||Albion, Belmont, Colfax, Colton, Endicott, and Farmington|
|Yakima County||Brownstown, Buena, Cowiche, Grandview, Granger, and Harrah|