|State of Ohio|
The Buckeye State;
Birthplace of Aviation; The Heart of It All
|Anthem: Beautiful Ohio (1969)|
Hang On Sloopy (1985)
Map o the Unitit States wi Ohio hielichted
|Admittit tae the Union||March 1, 1803 (17t,|
declared retroactively on
7 August 1953)
(an lairgest ceety)
|Lairgest metro||Greater Cincinnati|
|• Govrenor||Mike DeWine (R)|
|• Lieutenant Governor||Jon A. Husted (R)|
|• Upper hoose||Senate|
|• Lawer hoose||Hoose o Representatives|
|Judiciar||Supreme Coort o Ohio|
|U.S. senators||Sherrod Brown (D)|
Rob Portman (R)
|U.S. Hoose delegation||12 Republicans|
4 Democrats (leet)
|• Total||116,096 km2 (44,825 sq mi)|
|• Land||106,156 km2 (40,948 sq mi)|
|• Water||10,040 km2 (3,877 sq mi) 8.7%|
|• Length||355 km (220 mi)|
|• Width||355 km (220 mi)|
|Elevation||260 m (850 ft)|
|Highest elevation||472 m (1,549 ft)|
|Lawest elevation||139 m (455 ft)|
|• Density||109/km2 (282/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||10t|
|• Median hooseaud income||$54,021|
|• Income rank||36t|
|Demonym(s)||Ohioan; Buckeye (colloq.)|
|• Offeecial leid||De jure: Nane|
De facto: Inglis
|• Spoken leid||Inglis 93.3%|
|Time zone||UTC−05:00 (Eastren)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−04:00 (EDT)|
|ISO 3166 code||US-OH|
|Trad. abbreviation||O., Oh.|
|Latitude||38°24′ N tae 41°59′ N|
|Longitude||80°31′ W tae 84°49′ W|
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". 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. Ohio is historically kent as the "Buckeye State" efter its Ohio buckeye trees, and Ohioans are an aw kent as "Buckeyes".
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. Ohio is kent for its status as baith a swing state and a bellwether in naitional elections. Sax Preses o the Unitit States hae been electit that haed Ohio as thair hame state.
- "Ohio's State Motto". Ohio Historical Society. July 1, 2005. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 6, 2007. Retrieved March 27, 2009.
- "Ohio's State Symbols". Ohio Governor's Residence and State Garden. Archived frae the oreeginal on April 23, 2009. Retrieved March 26, 2009.
- "Ohio's State Rock Song". Ohio Historical Society. July 1, 2005. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 7, 2009. Retrieved March 27, 2009.
- Mary Stockwell (2006). Ohio Adventure. Gibbs Smith. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-4236-2382-3.
- "The Admission of Ohio as a State". United States House of Representatives. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 10, 2019. Retrieved November 10, 2019.
- "Ohio Quick Facts". Ohio Historical Society. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 8, 2009. Retrieved March 26, 2009.
- "City of Columbus: Fun Facts". City of Columbus, Ohio. 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 1, 2009. Retrieved March 26, 2009.
- Accordin tae the U.S. Census July 2017 Annual Estimate , Greater Columbus is the lairgest Metropolitan statistical aurie (MSA) that is enteerly within Ohio, wi a population o 2,078,725; an Greater Cincinnati is the lairgest MSA that is at least pairtially within Ohio, wi a population o 2,179,082, approximately 25% o that is in Indiana or Kentucky. Which MSA is the lairgest in Ohio depends on the context.
- "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on July 22, 2012. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
- Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
- "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Archived frae the oreeginal on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- "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. Unknown parameter
- Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder—Results". factfinder2.census.gov. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 12, 2020. Retrieved October 17, 2012.
- "Official USPS Abbreviations". United States Postal Service. 1998. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mairch 28, 2009. Retrieved Mairch 26, 2009.
- "Quick Facts About the State of Ohio". Ohio History Central. Retrieved July 2, 2010.
From Iroquois word meaning 'great river'
- 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')
- "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'
- William M. Davidson (1902). A History of the United States. Scott, Foresman and Company. p. 265.
- Berg-Andersson, Richard E. (2000). "The Math Behind the 2000 Census Apportionment of Representatives". The Green Papers. Retrieved March 25, 2009.
- Pollard, Kelvin (2008). "Swing, Bellwether, and Red and Blue States". Population Reference Bureau. Retrieved March 25, 2009.
- State govrenment
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