State: History, State Facts, & Genealogy


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Experience Washington provides information about Washington from the tourism division.


All About Washington State from Access Washington has all kinds of useful state facts.


Learn about our State Symbols.


Learn more about Washington history from the Washington State Historical Society.


The Washington Place Names Database from Tacoma Public Library's Northwest Room.


The Washington State Genealogy Society provides a list of  Washington Genealogy Societies.


Access the Eastern Regional Branch of the State Archives to view school, naturalization, and vital records plus much more.


The Department of Health gives Certificate Ordering Instructions for getting copies of birth, death, marriage and divorce records from Washington.

 See also our  Genealogy Resources page.