United States Department of State

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United States Department of State
U.S. Department of State official seal.svg
Seal of the department
Flag of the United States Department of State.svg
Flag of the department
United States Department of State headquarters.jpg
Agency overview
FormedJuly 27, 1789; 229 years ago (1789-07-27)
Preceding agency
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
TypeExecutive department
JurisdictionU.S. federal government
HeadquartersHarry S Truman Building
2201 C Street
Northwest, Washington, D.C., U.S.
38°53′39″N 77°2′54″W / 38.89417°N 77.04833°W / 38.89417; -77.04833
Employees13,885 Foreign Service employees
10,171 Civil Service employees
49,734 local employees[1]