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Encyclopedia > Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest located in southwestern Washington. Mount St. Helens is located within this national forest. This national forest's offices are located in Vancouver, Washington. The forest is named after the first chief of the United States Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot. This park includes the 110,000 acre (445 kmĀ²) Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, established by Congress in 1982. This article is on national forests in the United States. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire (D) Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ... Mount St. ... City of Vancouver Logo Vancouver, Washington is a city on the north shore of the Columbia River, in the state of Washington, USA. It is the county seat of Clark County. ... The USDA Forest Service, a United States government agency within the United States Department of Agriculture, is under the leadership of the United States Secretary of Agriculture. ... Gifford Pinchot (August 11, 1865 – October 4, 1946) was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service (1905-1910) and the Republican Governor of Pennsylvania (1923-1927, 1931-1935). ... Mount St. ...


Washington towns near entrances of the forest include Cougar, Randle, and Carson. Randle, Washington is a town located in extreme eastern Lewis County, Washington. ... Carson is a small village in southern Washington within the County of Skamania in the USA). ...


External links

  • Gifford Pinchot page at US Forest Service website

 
 

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