Washington, state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Washington State is bordered by Idaho (E); Oregon, with the Columbia River marking much of the boundary (S); the Pacific Ocean (W) and the Canadian province of British Columbia (N).
Current time now in Time Zone: America Los Angeles (USA Pacific Time)
It should not be confused with Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. To avoid confusion, the capital is often called simply D.C. and the state often called Washington state.
The US postal abbreviation for Washington State is WA.
Population of Washington state is 6,724,540 according to 2010 census.