Olympia, Washington

Olympia is the caipital o the State o Washington an the coonty seat o Thurston Coonty.[6]

Olympia, Washington
Ceety o Olympia
(Frae tap left tae bottom richt) Auld Caipitol Biggin, East Olympia, Interstate 5 at the junction o U.S. Route 101, Port o Olympia, Dountoun frae Capitol Loch, Washington State Caipitol, Salmon sculptur, Moont Rainier, Olympic Moontains an Swantown Marina, Percival Laundin Pairk.
(Frae tap left tae bottom richt) Auld Caipitol Biggin, East Olympia, Interstate 5 at the junction o U.S. Route 101, Port o Olympia, Dountoun frae Capitol Loch, Washington State Caipitol, Salmon sculptur, Moont Rainier, Olympic Moontains an Swantown Marina, Percival Laundin Pairk.
Eik-name(s): 
Oly, O-Toun
Thurston County Washington Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Olympia Highlighted.svg
Olympia, Washington is located in the Unitit States
Olympia, Washington
Olympia, Washington
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 47°2′33″N 122°53′35″W / 47.04250°N 122.89306°W / 47.04250; -122.89306Coordinates: 47°2′33″N 122°53′35″W / 47.04250°N 122.89306°W / 47.04250; -122.89306
KintraUnitit States
StateWashington
CoontyThurston
IncorporatitJanuar 28, 1859
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil/Ceety Manager
 • MayorStephen Buxbaum
Area
 • Ceety50.97 km2 (19.68 sq mi)
 • Laund46.15 km2 (17.82 sq mi)
 • Water4.82 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Elevation
29 m (95 ft)
Population
 • Ceety46,478
 • Estimate 
(2014)[4]
49,218
 • Rank1st in Thurston County
24th in Washington
765th in the United States
 • Density1007.0/km2 (2608.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
176,617 (US: 195th
 • Metro
265,851 (US: 178th
Demonym(s)Olympian
Time zoneUTC-8 (Paceefic)
 • Summer (DST)Paceefic
ZIP codes
98500-98599
Area code(s)360
FIPS code53-51300
GNIS featur ID1533353[5]
Websitewww.olympiawa.gov

Internaitional relationsEdit

Twin touns – sister ceetiesEdit

Olympia is twinned wi:

Thare war previous agreements wi Olympia, Greece an Samarkand, Uzbekistan but these are no langer in effect.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  3. "National 2010 urban area file containing a list of all urbanized areas and urban clusters (including Puerto Rico and the Island Areas) sorted by UACE code" (TXT). United States Census Bureau, Geography Division. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 Juin 2015.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 Juin 2011.
  7. "Nanchang City and Sister Cities Intercommunion". Nanchang Municipal Party Committee of the CPC and Nanchang Municipal Government. Nanchang Economic Information Center. Archived frae the original on 22 Mey 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013.Archived 2013-05-22 at the Wayback Machine
  8. Information on Olympia's former sister cities