Facts About Ohio



Facts About Ohio

Ohio is one of the 50 states of the United States of America. Ohio entered the union on March 1st of 1803 and became the 17th state of the nation.

Counties of Ohio: 88

* Adams * Allen * Ashland * Ashtabula * Athens * Auglaize * Belmont * Brown * Butler * Carroll * Champaign * Clark * Clermont * Clinton * Columbiana * Coshocton * Crawford * Cuyahoga * Darke * Defiance * Delaware * Erie * Fairfield * Fayette * Franklin * Fulton * Gallia * Geauga * Greene * Guernsey * Hamilton * Hancock * Hardin * Harrison * Henry * Highland * Hocking * Holmes * Huron * Jackson * Jefferson * Knox * Lake * Lawrence * Licking * Logan * Lorain * Lucas * Madison * Mahoning * Marion * Medina * Meigs * Mercer * Miami * Monroe * Montgomery * Morgan * Morrow * Muskingum * Noble * Ottawa * Paulding * Perry * Pickaway * Pike * Portage * Preble * Putnam * Richland * Ross * Sandusky * Scioto * Seneca * Shelby * Stark * Summit * Trumbull * Tuscarawas * Union * Van Wert * Vinton * Warren * Washington * Wayne * Williams * Wood * Wyandot *

More Ohio Facts:

  • State Flag: Adopted in 1902. This flag is called Ohio burgee.

  • State Motto: "With God, All Things Are Possible"

  • State Capital: Columbus

  • State Abbreviation: OH

  • State Name of Residents: Ohioans

  • Date State Entered the Union: March 1, 1803

  • State Size: 44,828 square miles

  • State Song: Beautiful Ohio

  • State Nick Name: Buckeye State

  • State Tree: Buckeye

  • State Flower: Scarlet carnation

  • State Mammal: White-tailed deer

  • State Bird: Cardinal

  • State Reptile: Black racer snake (Coluber constrictor) A black constrictor that moves very quickly.

  • State Insect: Ladybug

  • State Gemstone: Flint

  • State Official Fossil: Trilobite isotelus

  • State Beverage: Tomato juice

  • State Major Rivers: Ohio River, Cuyahoga River, Miami River, Maumee River, Muskingham River, Scioto River, Sandusky River

  • State Major Lakes: Lake Erie, Grand Lake

  • State Highest Point: Campbell Hill - 1,549 feet (472 m) above sea level

  • Bordering States: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan

  • State Name Origin: Ohio derives from the Iroquois Indian word meaning "good river" or "large river."

  • State Largest City: Columbus

  • State Other Largest Cities: Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo, Cincinnati, Akron, Dayton, Parma, Canton, Youngstown, Lorain






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