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Ohio

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Capital
Columbus
Became a State
March 1, 1803 (17th)
Location
Midwestern United States
Area
44,825 sq. miles (34th)
Population
11,538,504 (7th)
Major Cities
Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton, Youngstown
Products
machines, tires and rubber products, steel, processed foods, tools, fishing,
Swiss cheese, eggs, tomatoes, milk, corn, soybeans, grapes, hogs, apples
Climate
humid, continental climate throughout most of the state - humid subtropical
in southern area - summers are hot and humid
Yearly Precipitation
averages 38 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Cincinnati Reds (Major Baseball League)
Cleveland Indians (Major Baseball Laegue)Cincinnati Bengals (National Football League)
Cleveland Browns (National Football League)
Cleveland Cavaliers (National Basketball League)
Columbus Blue Jackets (National Hockey League)
Columbus 
Crew (Major League Soccer)
Major Waterways
Lake Erie, Ohio river, Grand Lake, Cuyahoga  River, Miami River,
Maumer River, Muskingham River, Scioto River, Sandusky River
Most Famous Citizens
Benjamin Harrison (United States President) 
William H. Taft (United States President)

William McKinley (United States President)
Rutherford B. Hayes (United States President)

Ulysses S. Grand (United States President)
Warren Harding (United States President)
James A. Garfield (United States President)
Neil Armstrong (astronaut)
John Glenn (astronaut, public official) 
Erma Bombeck (humorist, columnist)
George Custer (soldier)
Thomas Edison (inventor)
Zane Grey (author)
Jack Nicklaus (golfer)
Steven Spielberg (film director)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardinal 

Red Carnation  

White-tailed Deer 

Buckeye 

Ladybird Beetle 

 

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Fast Facts Resources

50 States.gov
Wikipedia
Ohio.gov 

 

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