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State Facts

Full Name

State of Ohio

Admitted to the Union (Rank)

March 1, 1803 (17th)

Population 2000 (Rank)

11,353,140 (7th)

Land Area (Rank)

40,948 square miles; 106,056 square kilometers (35th)

Capital

Columbus

Postal Abbreviation

OH

State Nickname

Buckeye State

Motto

With God all things are possible

Song

“Beautiful Ohio” (music by Mary Earl)

State Symbols

  • Flower: Scarlet carnation
  • Tree: Ohio buckeye
  • Bird: Cardinal
  • Gem: Ohio flint
  • Animal: White-tailed deer
  • Beverage: Tomato juice
  • Fossil: Trilobite
  • Wildflower: Large white trillium

Economy

  • Agriculture:
    • Soybeans,
    • dairy products,
    • corn,
    • tomatoes,
    • hogs,
    • cattle,
    • poultry and eggs
  • Industry:
    • Transportation equipment,
    • fabricated metal products,
    • machinery,
    • food processing,
    • electric equipment