Students looking for information on Washington state should start with the guide Simply Washington. Our state's official website, WA.gov, is also a great resource for information on topics ranging from state history to education and government.
Learn about the governor
Curious about the governor? Find information about the:
Photos of the governor
Study our state
- Want to learn about the Washington state flag? Find what you want to know about our state flag.
- The Washington Secretary of State has lots of information about the history of Washington state too, including a timeline and many original documents, some dating back more than 100 years! Learn more about Washington's history.
- Do you want to know more about ancient traditions held by the native people of Washington state? Learn about the many Native American tribes in Washington state, including maps, photos, histories and tribal governing methods.
Discover Washington state fun facts
- Do you want to find out what the official state insect is? Learn more about official Washington state symbols.
Visit places across our state
- Have you ever camped in a state or national park? Have you seen Washington's state bird, the willow goldfinch, or an elk in the wild? Information about the fascinating and diverse wildlife in Washington state, from coyotes and black bears to razor clams and salmon, can be found on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's website.
- Explore Washington's diverse habitats and wildlife at any of the 150+ campsites and hiking trails on Washington State Park's website.
- Want to go to an actual rain forest? Or visit the city where the "Twilight" series takes place? Information about the many unique and wonderful places to visit and the many cultures in Washington can be found on our state tourism website, Experience Washington.
Visit the State Capitol
- If you want to tour the beautiful Washington State Capitol building, find out how or take the online tour.
- Find out how you can tour the State Capitol Museum.
- For lots of facts and information about the history of the Capitol, which stands 287 feet tall and contains concrete weighing as much as 3740 African elephants, go here.