So you want to know about Ohio? Here are some highlights! Also check out the links to other sites about Ohio.
On this Page:
Other related pages:
11,102,000 (7th in size)
State size: 41,330 square miles (35th in size)
State Capital: Columbus (named after Christopher Columbus)
Major cities: Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo
Admission to union: The 17th State
Date entered the union: March 1, 1803
Origin of state name: Named from the indian word "oheo" meaning "beautiful".
Nicknames: The Buckeye State
Bordering states: Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana
State bird: Cardinal
State flower: Scarlett Carnation
State tree: Buckeye
Motto: With God, All Things are Possible
|The Professional Football Hall of Fame is located in Canton, Ohio.|
|Manufacturing includes iron and steel, glass, automotive parts, and electrical equipment. Agriculture includes pig and sheep farming, corn, pork and dairy products. Natural resources include coal, oil, gas, clay and stone.|
|First explored by the French and British in the late 1600s, Ohio became a British territory in 1763. It came under United States control in 1783. Ohio was a major east-west route for both steamboats and the railroad.|
Ohio State Flag
|Ohio State Government home page|
Ready for a Quiz? Try this!