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Ohio was the 17th state in the USA; it became a state on March 1, 1803.
State Abbreviation - OH
State Capital - Columbus
Largest City - Columbus
Area - 44,828 square miles [Ohio is the 34th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 11,353,140 (as of 2000) [Ohio is the seventh most populous state in the USA, after California, New York, Texas, Florida, Illinois and Pennsylvania]
Name for Residents - Ohioans
Major Industries - manufacturing (steel, cars, airplanes, rubber products, chemicals, plastics), farming, mining (coal)
Ulysses Simpson Grant was born in Point Pleasant on April 27, 1822 (he was the 18th US President, serving from 1869 to 1877).
Rutherford Birchard Hayes was born in Delaware on October 4, 1822 (he was the 19th US President, serving from 1877 to 1881).
James Abram Garfield was born in Orange on November 19, 1831 (he was the 20th US President, serving in 1881).
Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend on August 20, 1833 (he was the 23th US President, serving from 1889 to 1893).
William McKinley was born in Niles on January 29, 1843 (he was the 25th US President, serving from 1897 to 1901).
William Howard Taft was born in Cincinnati on September 15, 1857 (he was the 27th US President, serving from 1909 to 1913).
Warren Gamaliel Harding was born in Corsica (now Blooming Grove) on November 2, 1865 (he was the 29th US President, serving from 1921 to 1923).
Major Rivers - Ohio River, Cuyahoga River, Miami River, Maumee River, Muskingham River, Scioto River, Sandusky River
Major Lakes - Lake Erie, Grand Lake
Highest Point - Campbell Hill - 1,549 feet (472 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan
Origin of the Name Ohio - Ohio derives from the Iroquois Indian word meaning "good river" or "large river."
State Nickname - Buckeye State
State Motto - "With God, All Things Are Possible"
State Song - Beautiful Ohio