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State o Ohio
Banner o Ohio State seal o Ohio
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): The Buckeye State;
Birthplace o Aviation; The Hert o It Aw
Motto(s): Wi God, aw things are possible
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Ohio heichlichtit
Offeecial leidDe jure: None
De facto: Inglis
Spoken leidsInglis 93.3%
Spaingie 2.2%
Ither 4.5%[1]
DemonymOhioan; Buckeye[2] (colloq.)
Lairgest ceetycapital
Lairgest metroCleveland
(see fitnote[5])
AurieRanked 34t
 • Tot44,825 sq mi
(116,096 km2)
 • Width220 miles (355 km)
 • Lenth220 miles (355 km)
 • % watter8.7
 • Latitude38° 24′ N to 41° 59′ N
 • Longitude80° 31′ W to 84° 49′ W
PopulationRanked 7t
 • Tot11,613,423 (2015 est)[6]
 • Density282/sq mi  (109/km2)
Ranked 10t
 • Median hoosehauld income$53,301 [7] (32nt)
 • Heichest pyntCampbell Hill[8][9]
1,549 ft (472 m)
 • Mean850 ft  (260 m)
 • Lawest pyntOhio River at Indiana border[8][9]
455 ft (139 m)
Admission to UnionMairch 1, 1803[10] (17t,
declared retroactively on
August 7, 1953[11])
GovrenorJohn Kasich[12] (R)[13]
Lieutenant GovernorMary Taylor[14] (R)[15]
LegislaturGeneral Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. SenatorsSherrod Brown[16] (D)[16]
Rob Portman (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation12 Republicans, 4 Democrats (leet)
Time zoneEastren: UTC -5/-4

Ohio is a state in the Unitit States o Americae. The caipital is Columbus.

The state taks its name frae the Ohio River, that's name in turn oreeginatit frae the Seneca wird ohiːyo', meanin "guid river", "great river" or "lairge creek".[18][19][20] Pairteetioned frae the Northwast Territory, Ohio wis the 17t state admittit tae the Union on 1 Mairch 1803, an the first unner the Northwast Ordinance.[10][21] Ohio is historically kent as the "Buckeye State" efter its Ohio buckeye trees, and Ohioans are an aw kent as "Buckeyes".[2]

The govrenment o Ohio is componed o the executive brainch, led bi the Govrenor; the legislative brainch, that comprises the bicameral Ohio General Assemmly; an the judicial brainch, led bi the state Supreme Coort. Ohio occupies 16 seats in the Unitit States Hoose o Representatives.[22] Ohio is kent for its status as baith a swing state[23] and a bellwether[23] in naitional elections. Sax Preses o the Unitit States hae been electit that haed Ohio as thair hame state.

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  1. American FactFinder – Results
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Why is Ohio known as the Buckeye State and why are Ohioans known as Buckeyes?" (PDF). Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on April 28, 2008. Retrieved April 28, 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Ohio Quick Facts". Ohio Historical Society. Retrieved March 26, 2009.
  4. "City of Columbus: Fun Facts". City of Columbus, Ohio. 2006. Retrieved March 26, 2009.
  5. Accordin tae the U.S. Census July 2013 Annual Estimate, Greater Cleveland is the lairgest Metropolitan Stateestical Aurie (MSA) that is entirely within Ohio, wi a population o 2,064,725; an Greater Cincinnati is the lairgest MSA that is at least pairtially within Ohio, wi a population o 2,137,406, approximately 25% o which is in Indiana or Kentucky. Which MSA is the lairgest in Ohio depends on the context.
  6. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". U.S. Census Bureau. December 23, 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal (CSV) on December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 23, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  7. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on July 22, 2012. Retrieved October 24, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Mary Stockwell. Ohio Adventure. Gibbs Smith. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-4236-2382-3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "MS" defined multiple times wi different content
  11. "Creation of the Board of Elections". Mahoning County Board of Elections. Archived frae the oreeginal on December 1, 2008. Retrieved March 25, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. "The Governors of Ohio". Ohio Historical Society. January 8, 2007. Archived frae the oreeginal on June 5, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. Hershey, William (November 8, 2006). "Strickland becomes first Dem governor since '91". Middletown Journal. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 12, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  14. "About Lee". Office of the Governor. 2009. Retrieved March 25, 2009.
  15. "Democrats Jennifer Brunner, Lee Fisher to run for U.S. Senate". Associated Press. February 17, 2009. Retrieved March 27, 2009.[deid airtin]
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Sherrod Brown". Washington Post. Archived frae the oreeginal on December 25, 2008. Retrieved March 27, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  17. "Official USPS Abbreviations". United States Postal Service. 1998. Archived frae the oreeginal on March 28, 2009. Retrieved March 26, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  18. "Quick Facts About the State of Ohio". Ohio History Central. Retrieved July 2, 2010. From Iroquois word meaning 'great river'
  19. Mithun, Marianne (1999). "Borrowing". The Languages of Native North America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 311–3. ISBN 978-0-521-29875-9. Ohio ('large creek')
  20. "Native Ohio". American Indian Studies. Ohio State University. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 2, 2007. Retrieved February 25, 2007. Ohio comes from the Seneca (Iroquoian) ohiiyo' 'good river'
  21. William M. Davidson (1902). A History of the United States. Scott, Foresman and Company. p. 265.
  22. Berg-Andersson, Richard E. (2000). "The Math Behind the 2000 Census Apportionment of Representatives". The Green Papers. Retrieved March 25, 2009.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Pollard, Kelvin (2008). "Swing, Bellwether, and Red and Blue States". Population Reference Bureau. Retrieved March 25, 2009.

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