Ohio General Information


GENERAL

Abbreviated as OH on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Ohio is a state of the United States of America (USA) located in the northeast of the state.

Ohio Population

Nickname

Buckeye State (Chestnut State)

Capital

Columbus

Biggest town

Columbus

Area

Rank (within the US): 34th out of 50 states

Total: 116,096 km²

Land: 106,154 km²

Water (%): 10,044 km² (8.65%)

Residents

Rank (within the USA): 7th out of 50 states

Total (2000): 11,353,140

Density: 98 / km²

State membership

Place: 17th

Since: March 1, 1803

GEOGRAPHY

Time zone: Eastern: UTC -5 / -4

Latitude: 38 ° 27’N to 41 ° 58’N

Longitude 80 ° 32’W to 84 ° 49’W

Width: 355 km

Length: 355 km

Highest position: 472 m

Average location: 260 m

Lowest position: 139 m

Ohio State Flag

It is bordered to the north by Lake Erie, which forms the border with neighboring Canada, and to the south by the Ohio River, which gave the state its name. Ohio is an Iroquois term and means “great water”.

With over 2,500 lakes and 70,000 kilometers of river, because of its varied landscape, its recreational areas and historical sights (especially archaeological sites – excavations of Indian settlements and burial sites) Ohio is of great tourist interest.

HISTORY

The first settlers came from France. In 1803 Ohio was incorporated into the United States of America and became the 17th state in the Union.

POLITICS

There are more US presidents from Ohio than from any other state; The state is one of the oldest strongholds of the Republicans, but today it is roughly half politically divided.

POPULATION

The state of Ohio has an area of 116,096 km² (compared to the states in 34th place) and has 11,353,140 residents (in the comparison of the states in 7th place – as of 2000), which corresponds to a population density of 98 residents per square kilometer.

ECONOMY

Today Ohio is one of the leading industrial locations in the USA in mechanical engineering. It belongs to the Corn Belt of the Midwest, so agriculture also plays an important role.

The tourism industry is one of the growth sectors.

In 1999, the gross domestic product was 362 billion US dollars, making Ohio the seventh largest state. The per capita income was $ 28,400, placing Ohio in 19th place. Agricultural production includes soybeans, dairy products, corn, tomatoes, cattle for slaughter (pigs, cattle), poultry and eggs. Industrial production includes means of transport, metalworking, machinery, food and electrical appliances.

CITIES

The capital of Ohio is Columbus; Major cities are Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, and Dayton.

Ohio Counties and County Seats

According to Countryaah, there are a total of 88 counties in the state of Ohio.

  1. Adams County (County Seat: West Union)
  2. Allen County (County Seat: Lima)
  3. Ashland County (County Seat: Ashland)
  4. Ashtabula County (County Seat: Jefferson)
  5. Athens County (County Seat: Athens)
  6. Auglaize County (County Seat: Wapakoneta)
  7. Belmont County (County Seat: Saint Clairsville)
  8. Brown County (County Seat: Georgetown)
  9. Butler County (County Seat: Hamilton)
  10. Carroll County (County Seat: Carrollton)
  11. Champaign County (County Seat: Urbana)
  12. Clark County (County Seat: Springfield)
  13. Clermont County (County Seat: Batavia)
  14. Clinton County (County Seat: Wilmington)
  15. Columbiana County (County Seat: Lisbon)
  16. Coshocton County (County Seat: Coshocton)
  17. Crawford County (County Seat: Bucyrus)
  18. Cuyahoga County (County Seat: Cleveland)
  19. Darke County (County Seat: Greenville)
  20. Defiance County (County Seat: Defiance)
  21. Delaware County (County Seat: Delaware)
  22. Erie County (County Seat: Sandusky)
  23. Fairfield County (County Seat: Lancaster)
  24. Fayette County (County Seat: Washington Court House)
  25. Franklin County (County Seat: Columbus)
  26. Fulton County (County Seat: Wauseon)
  27. Gallia County (County Seat: Gallipolis)
  28. Geauga County (County Seat: Chardon)
  29. Greene County (County Seat: Xenia)
  30. Guernsey County (County Seat: Cambridge)
  31. Hamilton County (County Seat: Cincinnati)
  32. Hancock County (County Seat: Findlay)
  33. Hardin County (County Seat: Kenton)
  34. Harrison County (County Seat: Cadiz)
  35. Henry County (County Seat: Napoleon)
  36. Highland County (County Seat: Hillsboro)
  37. Hocking County (County Seat: Logan)
  38. Holmes County (County Seat: Millersburg)
  39. Huron County (County Seat: Norwalk)
  40. Jackson County (County Seat: Jackson)
  41. Jefferson County (County Seat: Steubenville)
  42. Knox County (County Seat: Mount Vernon)
  43. Lake County (County Seat: Painesville)
  44. Lawrence County (County Seat: Ironton)
  45. Licking County (County Seat: Newark)
  46. Logan County (County Seat: Bellefontaine)
  47. Lorain County (County Seat: Elyria)
  48. Lucas County (County Seat: Toledo)
  49. Madison County (County Seat: London)
  50. Mahoning County (County Seat: Youngstown)
  51. Marion County (County Seat: Marion)
  52. Medina County (County Seat: Medina)
  53. Meigs County (County Seat: Pomeroy)
  54. Mercer County (County Seat: Celina)
  55. Miami County (County Seat: Troy)
  56. Monroe County (County Seat: Woodsfield)
  57. Montgomery County (County Seat: Dayton)
  58. Morgan County (County Seat: McConnelsville)
  59. Morrow County (County Seat: Mount Gilead)
  60. Muskingum County (County Seat: Zanesville)
  61. Noble County (County Seat: Caldwell)
  62. Ottawa County (County Seat: Port Clinton)
  63. Paulding County (County Seat: Paulding)
  64. Perry County (County Seat: New Lexington)
  65. Pickaway County (County Seat: Circleville)
  66. Pike County (County Seat: Waverly)
  67. Portage County (County Seat: Ravenna)
  68. Preble County (County Seat: Eaton)
  69. Putnam County (County Seat: Ottawa)
  70. Richland County (County Seat: Mansfield)
  71. Ross County (County Seat: Chillicothe)
  72. Sandusky County (County Seat: Fremont)
  73. Scioto County (County Seat: Portsmouth)
  74. Seneca County (County Seat: Tiffin)
  75. Shelby County (County Seat: Sidney)
  76. Stark County (County Seat: Canton)
  77. Summit County (County Seat: Akron)
  78. Trumbull County (County Seat: Warren)
  79. Tuscarawas County (County Seat: New Philadelphia)
  80. Union County (County Seat: Marysville)
  81. Van Wert County (County Seat: Van Wert)
  82. Vinton County (County Seat: McArthur)
  83. Warren County (County Seat: Lebanon)
  84. Washington County (County Seat: Marietta)
  85. Wayne County (County Seat: Wooster)
  86. Williams County (County Seat: Bryan)
  87. Wood County (County Seat: Bowling Green)
  88. Wyandot County (County Seat: Upper Sandusky)

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