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OHIO


  • some general data of the state

  • General useful information
    Note: some data are of constant value, while other are due to changes, fluctuations etc.
    State and population
    capital: Columbus // state code ISO: OH ; FIPS: US39
    surface: 104975 sq.km = 40948 sq.mi // rank in USA: 35 // location: East North Central
    climate: temperate but variable; subject to much precipitattion
    entered USA as 17th state on: 1803-03-01
    administrative division: 88 counties
    total population according to the census of 2000: 11,353,140
    population density 2000: 108 per sq.km = 277 per sq.mi // net growth 1999-2000: 4,7%
    main ethnic groups: white 85,0%; black 11,5%; Asian 1,2%; other 2%
    Economy and infrastructure
    chief crops: corn, hay, winter wheat, oats, soybeans
    livestock (million): cattle: 1,2 / pigs: 1,5 / poultry: 35,8; broilers 50,5 / sheep: 0,142
    timber/lumber: oak, ash, maple, walnut, beech
    chief industries: manufacturing, trade, services
    chief industrial products: transportation equipment, machinery, primary & fabricated metal products
    chief mining products: crushed stone, sand & gravel, salt, lime, portland cement
    Some physical landmarks
    highest point in the state: Campbell Hill 472 m = 1550 ft
    other mountains: Washburn Hill 409, Peach Mt. 408
    lowest point in the state: ca 160 m in the SW corner
    lakes: Lake St Marys, Indian Lake, Mosquito Lake, Rocky Fork Lake
    artificial lakes: Dillon Lake, Berlin Lake, Dover Lake, Salt Fork Lake
    rivers: Ohio, Scioto, Muskingum, Maumee
    others: islands: Kellys Island, Bass Islands // deserts: none
    Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
    other important features:
    nick name(s): Buckeye State
    motto: With God, all things are possible
    song: Beautiful Ohio
    flower: Scarlet carnation // bird: Cardinal // tree: Buckeye
    primary sources:
    World almanac and book of facts; National Geographic Atlas of the World; maps: WN world @tlas

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    File created on 2003.03.04 by Jan Lahmeyer
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