It probably comes as no surprise to learn that Washingtonians are some of the nation’s happiest people. Our state has diverse landscapes, beautiful cities and towns, an overall healthy economy, and the best apples and cherries (and pears, and beer… we could go on) ever.

Recently, WalletHub compiled a list of the happiest cities in the country for 2018, using data like depression rates, average leisure time spent per day, and income and employment potential. And while several places in Washington made the list, one of the most pleasant surprises to see was Vancouver.

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The people of Vancouver, U.S.A. sure do have a lot to be happy about. Last year, the tiny town of Colville made the list.

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