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Quick Facts: Ohio
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Capital City: Columbus

Ohio: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: Buckeye State
Motto: With God, All Things are Possible.
Statehood: March 1, 1803 (17th)
Origin of State's Name: From the Iroquois Indian word for "good river."
Largest Cities: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron
Border States: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Land Area: 40,953 sq. mi., 35th largest
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Scarlet Carnation (dianthus caryophyllus)
State Tree: Buckeye (aesculus glabra)
State Song: Beautiful Ohio
E-mail your Congressperson: U.S. House: 112th Congress
U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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