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Location of Ohio State


Capital: Columbus

Population: 11,544,225 (Source: 2012 U.S. Census)

Major Cities: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton

Borders: Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $509,393 million (2012 U.S. Department of Commerce)

Key Industries:
Agriculture including soybeans, corn, grains, hogs, and cattle
Plastics, rubber, electrical equipment, appliances, automobiles, and steel

How Ohio got its name: The name Ohio comes from a Native American Iroquois word meaning great river.

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Ohio State Symbols

State Nickname: Buckeye State

State Slogan: So Much to Discover; Birthplace of Aviation (on its license plate); (formerly) The Heart of It All

State Motto: With God all things are possible

State flower: Scarlet Carnation

State bird: Cardinal

State fish: none (unofficially it's the Walleye)

State tree: The Buckeye

State mammal: White-tailed deer

State foods: Tomato Juice

Becoming a State

Date admitted: Tuesday, March 1, 1803

Number admitted: 17

Prior Name: Northwest Territory

Postal Abbreviation: OH

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The Geography of Ohio

Total Size: 40,948 sq. miles (source: 2003 Census)

Geographical Low Point: Ohio River at 455 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Hamilton (source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Geographical High Point: Campbell Hill at 1,550 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Logan (source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Central Point: Located in Delaware County approx. 25 miles north-northeast of Columbus (source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Counties: 88 (source: National Association of Counties)

Bodies of Water: Lake Erie, Grand Lake, Ohio River, Cuyahoga River, Scioto River, Miami River

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