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WA-List is the place for lists about anything and everything Washington State. Our goal is to provide interesting articles and accurate lists relating to the state of Washington on every imaginable topic: people, places, buildings, history, sports, geology, movies, roads, business, music, crime, place names, weather, art, festivals, and — wait a sec! — This is starting to become a list itself.

Whether any particular list is ranked or random, it has been researched, has something to do with the Evergreen State, and kicks off with a few words for context. WA-List’s companion Facebook page posts additional facts, milestones, and lists from media sources.

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Add your comments to our lists. Share them with friends on your sites. Washington’s my home. I’ve traveled the state thoroughly and picked up lists along the way. I continue to seek new lists and collaborate with interesting guests for still more. I hope you enjoy them! -Steve Campion, The List Guy

4 best & 4 worst county rates

Ferry 13.7%
Pend Oreille 12.6%
Grays Harbor 12.3%
Franklin 11.8%
statewide 7.3%
Whitman 6.9%
Asotin 6.5%
Snohomish 6.0%
King 5.2%

Most recent unemployment rates (Feb, 2014, not seasonally adjusted); western counties in green, eastern counties in brown. Data source: Washington State Employment Security Department

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Avg Temp (F) High Low
Omak 66 39
Wenatchee 65 40
Yakima 64 35
WallaWalla 63 41
Vancouver 61 41
Spokane 58 37
Seattle 57 41
Bellingham 57 40
Grayland 56 40
PortAngeles 55 40
Paradise 42 26