The 42nd state of the Union, Washington is full of forests, mountains and semi-deserts but, outside of Seattle, not a lot of people. Why did it take so long for the first president of the USA to get a state named after him? It's a question to ponder as you try not to confuse this wonderfully diverse state with Washington DC.

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