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What is Washington State's nickname and how did the name come about?

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06/27/2010

== == On November 11, 1889, Washington became the 42nd state to enter the Union. It is the only state named for a president. Washington was nicknamed "The Evergreen State" by C.T. Conover, pioneer Seattle Realtor and historian, for its abundant evergreen forests. The nickname was adopted by the Legislature in February, 1893