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Ohio Facts

  • U.S. State Name: Ohio
  • U.S. State Abbreviation: OH
  • U.S. Region: Midwestern United States
  • Admission to the Union: August 7th, 1953
  • Total Area: 44,825 sq. mi.
  • Total Population: 11,799,448 (2020 USCB)
  • Capital City: Columbus, OH
  • Largest City: Columbus, OH

33 Ohio Facts

  1. Ohio is one of the 50 states of the United States of America.
  2. Ohio was the 17th state to join the United States on March 1, 1803.
  3. Ohio is in the midwestern region of the United States.
  4. Ohio is the 34th largest U.S. state, covering a total of 44,825.58 square miles or 1.18% of the total area of the United States.
  5. Ohio's 44,825.58 square miles is 91.15% land and 8.85% surface water.
  6. Ohio is ranked 34th with the most land area in the United States, with 40,860.69 square miles of land area.
  7. Ohio is ranked 14th with the most water area in the United States, with 3,964.89 square miles of water area.
  8. Ohio is the 7th most populated U.S. state with a population of 11,799,448 or 3.57% of the total population of the United States.
  9. The state capital of Ohio is the city of Columbus.
  10. Ohio is divided into 88 counties statewide.
  11. Cuyahoga County is the most populated county in Ohio
  12. The most populated city in Ohio is Columbus with an estimated 895,477 residents.
  13. The five most populated city in Ohio are Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo and Akron.
  14. A native or resident Ohio is called a Ohioan, Buckeye.
  15. Ohio's average elevation statewide is 850 feet.
  16. Ohio's highest elevation point is Campbell Hill at 1,549 feet.
  17. Ohio's lowest elevation point is the Ohio River at 455 feet.
  18. Ohio is all in the Eastern Time Zone (ET).
  19. The two letter abbreviation for Ohio is OH.
  20. The ISO 3166 code for Ohio is US-OH.
  21. Ohio is called the Buckeye State.
  22. The estimated median household income in Ohio is $58,642.
  23. Ohio is the 44th most expensive U.S. state to buy a home with an estimated median home price of $150,374.
  24. Ohio is ranked 38th on the cost of living index out of all 50 U.S. states.
  25. Ohio has the 18th oldest population in the United States with a median age of 39.6.
  26. Ohio's average temperature is 50.88°F making it the 28th warmest state in the United States.
  27. Ohio on average has 39.24 inches of precipitation per year, making it the 28th wettest U.S. state.
  28. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Ohio was 113 °F on Saturday, July 21, 1934, in Gallipolis, OH.
  29. The coldest temperature ever recorded in Ohio was -39 °F on Friday, February 10, 1899, in Milligan, OH.
  30. Ohio's official state mottos are "With God, all things are possible" and "Imperium in imperio" (Latin: an empire in an empire).
  31. Ohio's official state bird is the Northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis).
  32. Ohio's official state tree is the Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra).
  33. Ohio's official state flower is the Scarlet Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus).

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Ohio on a Map of the United States of America

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The official state flag of Ohio waving in the wind on a flag pole.

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The official state seal of Ohio that is used by the state's government.

Columbus the state capital of Ohio

Columbus the capital city of Ohio.

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