Washington is a proper noun. Washington is (1) the federal government of the United States, (2) the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles l'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791, (3) a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific, (4) 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799), (5) United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915).
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- Washington, DC Atlas
The city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. Washington, DC history, geography, and travel information are the subjects of this Washington, DC atlas page.
- Access Washington
The capital of Washington
State is Olympia. Learn about Washington State government operations and services. Browse the Washington travel and tourism information, and read about living and working in the Evergreen State.
- Washington Real Estate Guide
Learn about urban, rural, and suburban real estate markets in Washington. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Washington
real estate resources on this page.
- Washington, DC Real Estate Guide
Learn about public and private sector real estate markets in Washington, DC. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Washington, DC. real estate resources on this page.
- Washington Atlas
state history, geography, and travel information are the subjects of this Washington atlas page.
- Washington DC Map
The Washington-DC-Map.com website features several maps of Washington
DC as well as information about the geography, history, and culture of the District of Columbia.
- Washington Map
is the 20th largest USA state, bordered by the Canadian Province of British Columbia to the north, the state of Oregon to the south, the state of Idaho to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
- University of Washington
The University of Washington, with its main campus in Seattle, was founded in 1861 and is one of the oldest state-supported schools in the West. The school is considered one of the public ivies. There are over 40,000 students at UW. UW also has a medical school and a nursing school. The website has information about the school, visiting, and applying.
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
This is the website for the Washington
D.C. Metro. Users can find maps and stations, schedules and fares, alerts and advisories, and more. There is also a destination finder that enables the user to put in beginning and ending destinations and find out how to get there. There is information for visitors, a Metro shop, and news about the Metro.
- Washington State University
WSU's largest campus is located in Pullman and has over 18,000 students. The school was founded in 1892 as the Washington
Agricultural College and School of Science. WSU offers more than 150 majors, 70 master's programs, and 44 PhD programs. There are more than 40 fraternities and sororities at WSU. Further information about the programs, visiting, and applying are on the website.
- Washington National Parks
This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Washington. An interactive Washington
map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
- Washington DC - Official Tourism Site
Founded on July 16, 1790, Washington
DC is unique among American cities because it was established by the Constitution of the United States to serve as the nation's capital. Destination DC is an organization that manages and markets Washington, DC as a global convention, tourism, and special events destination, with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural and historical communities.
- Washington, DC National Mall
Learn about the history of the National Mall in Washington
D.C. and find a detailed map to the area on this informative website.
- Washington University in St Louis
University, founded in 1853, is a medium-sized, independent university. There are almost 11,000 students and 3000 faculty. Besides arts and sciences, WU has graduate programs in Business, Design & Visual Arts, Architecture, Engineering, Law, Medicine, and Social Work.
- District of Columbia
Learn about Washington, DC government operations, services, and departments. Whether you are visiting, living, working, or doing business in DC, you will find extensive information resources about the District of Columbia on this site.
- City of Seattle
The official City of Seattle site features information about Seattle city government departments and services. Learn about living, working, and visiting in the city of Seattle, Washington. Site topics include Arts and Recreation, Community, and Environment as well as Public Safety, Transportation, and Utilities.
This website is one of three news sites run by WPNI. The other two are Newsweek.com and Slate. The Washington
Post was founded in 1877 and in 1996 the online site was launched. On the website, readers can find out about the latest news, politics, opinions, sports, arts and living, and classifieds. There is also a city guide to D.C. with tourist sites, restaurants, hotels, and events listed.
- The White House
This is the official website of the White House. On the site are information about policies and issues that concern the citizens and the President. There is also information on how the U.S. Government is organized, links to the First Lady, Vice-President, and his wife, and information about visiting.
- Idaho Map
Idaho is the 11th largest state in the USA, surrounded by the Canadian Province of British Columbia and the states of Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Washington, and Oregon.
- Oregon Map
Oregon is the 10th largest state in the USA, bordered by Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada, and the Pacific Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Oregon and view the printable Oregon maps.
- State Capitals Map
This page provides a close-up map of the United States that shows the capitals. It also shows the location of the USA federal capital, Washington, DC.
- State Map Sources
There are many different kinds of maps, with road maps being the most popular for travel purposes. Here you will find road maps, topo maps, and other maps for all fifty states and Washington
- Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Hirshhorn is the Museum for contemporary art and sculpture located on the Mall in Washington
D.C. The website contains information about visiting, exhibitions, important archival collections, and research facilities.
- American University
American University, located in Washington
D.C., was founded in 1893 by an act of Congress. There are more than 5000 undergraduates, 3000 graduate students, and almost 600 faculty. AU also has a law school. Information about the school, applying, visiting, and much more is available on the website.
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