Washington sate is located on the west coast of the United States sitting on the Pacific Ocean. It borders California, Oregeon and Canada. The population is made up of mainly whites, blacks and american indians but in recent years has received an influx of asians. The economy consists of the timber industry, agriculture and commercial fishing and manufacturing. The state is the number one producer of lumber, apples, lentils, dry edible peas, hops, pears, red raspberries, spearment oil and cherries. Washington has over 1,000 dams. There are several beautiful mountains in Washington. One of the mountains in Washington, Mount St. Helen errupted in the 1980's. Visitors may want to check out Seattle. There is the famous Space needle there, the famous fish market and loads of shopping and dining. Another new attraction spot in Washington, is Forks where the book series 'Twighlight" is set. Forks is about two hours from Seattle. There is a beautiful forest and beach here and has become the home for the Twilight fan event.