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The Long Beach Peninsula is an arm of land in western Washington state. It is bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean, the south by the Columbia River, and the east by Willapa Bay. Leadbetter Point State Park and Willapa National Wildlife Refuge are at the northern tip of the peninsula, Fort Canby State Park is at the southern end, and in between is Pacific Pines State Park. Western Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington west of the Cascade Mountains. ... Columbia River Gorge, Washington or North side The Columbia River (French: fleuve Columbia) is a river situated in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... Willapa Bay is a bay located on the southwest Pacific coast of Washington state in the United States. ...


Cape Disappointment, part of the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks west of Ilwaco, was the westernmost terminus for the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and a monument designed by Maya Lin as part of the Confluence Project[1] was dedicated there in 2005. Cape Disappointment can refer to: Cape Disappointment (South Georgia) Cape Disappointment (South Orkney Islands) Cape Disappointment (Antarctica) This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks, in the vicinity of the mouth of the Columbia River, commemorate the Lewis and Clark Expedition. ... Ilwaco is a city located in Pacific County, Washington. ... Lewis and Clark The Lewis and Clark expedition (1804–1806) was the first United States overland expedition to the Pacific coast and back, led by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark, of the US Army. ... Maya Ying Lin (Chinese: 林瓔; Pinyin: ; born October 5, 1959) is a Chinese American artist and architect. ...


The Long Beach Peninsula is remarkable for its continuous sand beaches on the Pacific Ocean side, 28 miles in extent, claimed to be the longest beach in the United States. Because of the fine beaches, it is a popular vacation destination for people from Seattle, Washington, 165 miles distant, and Portland, Oregon, 115 miles distant. 90 mile beach Australia A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water. ... Seattle redirects here. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown Official website: http://www. ...


The peninsula is entirely within Pacific County. Pacific County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


Economy

The principle industry of the Long Beach Peninsula has become tourism, though fishing, crabbing, oyster farming, and cranberry farming are also important components of the local economy. Most of the towns on the Peninsula offer one or more festivals during the year to attract tourists. Perhaps the most notable of these is the Long Beach Kite Festival[2], which attracts large crowds for a kite-flying competition in mid-August each year. Beautiful View of Machu Picchu, Peru More than 3 million tourists visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, India in 2004. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish. ... Oyster farming is an aquaculture practice in which oysters are raised for human consumption. ... Species Vaccinium macrocarpon Vaccinium microcarpum Vaccinium oxycoccus The cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs in the genus Vaccinium subgenus Oxycoccus, or in some treatments, in the distinct genus Oxycoccus. ...


Cities and towns

Ocean Park is a census-designated place located in Pacific County, Washington. ... Long Beach is a city located in Pacific County, Washington. ... Ilwaco is a city located in Pacific County, Washington. ...

External links

  • [3] Long Beach Peninsual Tourist Info Website
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State capital:

Olympia This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... State Capitol and waterfront, Olympia, Washington. ...

Regions:

Central Washington | Columbia River Plateau | Eastern Washington | Inland Empire | Kitsap Peninsula | Olympic Peninsula | Okanogan Country | Palouse | Puget Sound | San Juan Islands | Western Washington | Yakima Valley This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Central Washington is a region of the United States defined as the western half of Eastern Washington, or those counties lying east of the Cascade Mountains but west of the 119th meridian. ... The Washington towns of Spokane, Vantage, Yakima and Pasco, and the Oregon town of Pendleton, lie on the Columbia River Plateau. ... Eastern Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington east of the Cascade Mountains. ... The Inland Empire is a region in the Pacific Northwest centered around Spokane, Washington, including much of the surrounding Columbia River basin. ... The Kitsap Peninsula, at times called the Indian Peninsula or the Great Peninsula, is the arm of land in Washington state (USA) that lies west of Seattle across Puget Sound and east of the Olympic Peninsula across Hood Canal. ... The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... The Palouse is a region covering approximately 16,000 sq. ... Puget Sound Puget Sound is an arm (sound) of the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... The San Juan Islands are a part of the San Juan Archipelago in the northwest corner of the continental United States. ... Western Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington west of the Cascade Mountains. ... This irrigation ditch receives its water from the Yakima River. ...

Major cities:

Bellevue | Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Tri-Cities | Vancouver Official website: http://www. ... Seattle redirects here. ... Spokane (pronounced spō-CAN) is the county seat of Spokane County in the State of Washington, USA. It was originally incorporated as Spokan Falls (without an e at the end), drawing on the Spokan Native American group of that name, which means Children of the Sun. ... Old Town neighborhood in Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background Nickname: The City of Destiny Official website: http://www. ... The Tri-Cities in the state of Washington are Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick. ... 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. ...

Smaller cities:

Anacortes | Auburn | Bellingham | Bothell | Bremerton | Edmonds | Ellensburg | Everett | Federal Way | Issaquah | Kennewick | Kent | Kirkland | Lacey | Lakewood | Longview | Lynnwood | Maple Valley | Moses Lake | Mount Vernon | Pasco | Port Angeles | Port Townsend | Pullman | Puyallup | Redmond | Renton | Spokane Valley | Richland | Shoreline | Walla Walla | Wenatchee | Yakima Anacortes (pronounced ) is a city located in Skagit County, Washington. ... Auburn is a city of 40,314 located in the U.S. state of Washington, in King County, with some spill-over into Pierce County. ... Bellingham is the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Bothell is a city located in the state of Washington. ... Bremerton is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 37,259. ... Edmonds is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Ellensburg is a city located in Kittitas County, Washington. ... Everett High School (part of Everett Public Schools) Everett Public Schools logo Everett Station Everett is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Federal Way is a city located in King County, Washington, United States. ... Issaquah city hall. ... Kennewick is a city located in Benton County in south-eastearn Washington, USA. It is the most populous of the three cities collectively referred to as the Tri-Cities (the others being Pasco and Richland). ... Logo of Kent, WA Kent is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Motto: Nickname: The Little City That Could Map Location of Kirkland within King County, Washington Political Statistics Founded 1888 Incorporated 1905 County King Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Mary-Alyce Burleigh Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 28. ... Lacey is a city located in Thurston County, Washington. ... Lakewood is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... Longview is a city located in Cowlitz County, Washington. ... Lynnwood is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Maple Valley is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Moses Lake is a city located in Grant County, Washington. ... Mount Vernon is a city in Skagit County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,232. ... Pasco is a city located in Franklin County, Washington. ... Port Angeles is a city located in Clallam County, Washington. ... Port Townsend is a city located in Jefferson County, Washington. ... Pullman is a city located in Whitman County, Washington. ... Puyallup (pronounced ) is a city located in Pierce County, Washington about five miles east of Tacoma. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official website: http://ci. ... Spokane Valley, Washington is a newly incorporated city in Spokane County, Washington. ... Richland Police Station in foreground. ... Shoreline is a city located in King County, Washington, 15 miles (24 km) north of Downtown Seattle. ... Walla Walla is the both the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, USA, and the countys largest city. ... The photo is looking north-northwest. ... City seal Yakima (IPA: ) is a city in central Washington and the county seat of Yakima County, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,845 and a metropolitan of 229,094. ...

Counties:

Adams | Asotin | Benton | Chelan | Clallam | Clark | Columbia | Cowlitz | Douglas | Ferry | Franklin | Garfield | Grant | Grays Harbor | Island | Jefferson | King | Kitsap | Kittitas | Klickitat | Lewis | Lincoln | Mason | Okanogan | Pacific | Pend Oreille | Pierce | San Juan | Skagit | Skamania | Snohomish | Spokane | Stevens | Thurston | Wahkiakum | Walla Walla | Whatcom | Whitman | Yakima List of Washington counties: Washington counties Adams County Asotin County Benton County Chelan County Clallam County Clark County Columbia County Cowlitz County Douglas County Ferry County Franklin County Garfield County Grant County Grays Harbor County Island County Jefferson County King County Kitsap County Kittitas County Klickitat County Lewis County Lincoln... Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. ... Asotin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Benton County is a county located in the south central of the state of Washington. ... Chelan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Clallam County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Clark County is a county located in the southwestern part of the state of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. ... Cowlitz County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Washington, USA. As of 2000, the population is 32,603. ... Ferry County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Garfield County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grays Harbor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... King County is located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Kitsap County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Kittitas County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Klickitat County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pacific County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pend Oreille County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pierce County is the second most populous county in the state of Washington. ... San Juan County is a county located in the state of Washington, comprised of the San Juan Islands. ... Skagit County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Skamania County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Snohomish County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Spokane County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Thurston County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Wahkiakum County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Walla Walla County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Whatcom County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Yakima County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


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