Ohio, United States

Ohio, United States

Country USA
Capital city Columbus
Area 116,098 km²
Population 11,780,017 people (2021)
101 people/km²
Official site ohio.gov
Ohio

Ohio (in English: Ohio) is a state in the United States, whose zip code is OH. The state capital is the city of Columbus. Ohio has a population of 11,658,609 (2017). The total area of ​​the state is 116,098 km², of which 106,052 km² is land and 10,050 km² is water (8.66%).

On March 1, 1803, Ohio became the 17th state of the United States. It is located in the North of the USA. Located between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Hilly plain. Moderate continental climate. Main river – Ohio. Deciduous forests. One of the most economically developed states. The industrial branches are developed: coal mining, metallurgical, metalworking, rubber, atomic, chemical, food industry. Intensive agriculture. Animal husbandry and grain production are the main developed subsectors. Highly developed transport. Major cities: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Akron, Toledo.

Cities

  • Brunswick
  • Dayton
  • Youngstown
  • Kent
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Cincinnati
  • Springfield
  • Toledo
  • Warren

Counties

Ohio consists of 88 counties:

  1. Adams
  2. Alan
  3. Athens
  4. Ashland
  5. Ashtabula
  6. Belmont
  7. Brown
  8. Butler
  9. Van Worth
  10. Washington
  11. Winton
  12. Gaul
  13. Green
  14. Guernsey
  15. Dark
  16. Delaware
  17. Jackson
  18. Jefferson
  19. Gioga
  20. Defiance
  21. Erie
  22. Cuyahoga
  23. Carol
  24. Clark
  25. Claremont
  26. Clinton
  27. Columbiana
  28. Crawford
  29. Cushocton
  30. Lake
  31. Licking
  32. Logan
  33. Lorraine
  34. Lawrence
  35. Lucas
  36. Marion
  37. Miami
  38. Megz
  39. Medina
  40. Madison
  41. Monroe
  42. Montgomery
  43. Morgan
  44. Morrow
  45. Mercer
  46. Muskingum
  47. Mahoning
  48. Noble
  49. Knox
  50. Auglaise
  51. Ottawa
  52. Pike
  53. Perry
  54. Pickaway
  55. Paulding
  56. Portage
  57. Preble
  58. Putnam
  59. Richland
  60. Ross
  61. Sayota
  62. Sandusky
  63. Seneca
  64. Stark
  65. Summit
  66. Trumbull
  67. Tuscaraos
  68. Wyandot
  69. Wood
  70. Wayne
  71. Williams
  72. Warren
  73. Fayette
  74. Fairfield
  75. Franklin
  76. Fulton
  77. Highland
  78. Hamilton
  79. Hancock
  80. Hardin
  81. Harrison
  82. Henry
  83. Hawking
  84. Holmes
  85. Huran
  86. Champagne
  87. Shelby
  88. Union

Columbus

Country USA
State Ohio
Area 581.03 km²
Highness height 275 m
Population 905,748 people (April 1, 2020)
First mention 1797
ZIP code 43085
Telephone code 614
Official site www.columbus.gov
Columbus

Downtown Columbus at night

Columbus is a city and the county seat of Franklin County, and the capital of the state of Ohio, USA. Columbus has a population of 754,885 (2008). Columbus was named after Christopher Columbus.

It is located in the central part of the state, at the confluence of the Sayoto and Oulantenji rivers. The climate in the area is moderately continental with sultry, hot summers and dry and cold winters. In the summer, the appearance of tornadoes is also possible, the last more serious of which occurred on October 11, 2006.

Interesting facts

  • Many Hollywood productions such as ” Traffic “, ” Silence of the Lambs “, ” The Shawshank Redemption ” have been filmed in the city.
  • The local Columbus Crew Stadium is the first stadium in the USA built specifically for football (soccer).
  • At the end of February, the city hosts the Arnold Classic, a professional bodybuilding tournament hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger .
  • A 1:1 scale replica of Columbus’ ship the Santa Maria is anchored on the Scioto River in the center of town.
  • According to an FBI report, the city had 102 homicides in 2005, which ranked Columbus 9th among cities with a population of over 500,000.
  • The first settler in these places, Lucas Sullivant, in 1797 initially named the settlement Franklinton, as he was a great admirer of Benjamin Franklin.
  • There are 20 other cities with the same name in the US.

Famous people

Born in Columbus

  • Don Eisele (1930 – 1987), astronaut
  • Joshua Angrist (b. 1960), economist
  • Majel Barrett (1932 – 2008), actress
  • Richard Biggs (1960 – 2004), actor
  • Lois McMaster Bujold (b. 1949), writer
  • Alex Gray (b. 1953), artist
  • Howard Jones (b. 1970), singer
  • Heidi Mark (b. 1971), actress
  • Josh Radner (b. 1974), actor
  • Robert Stein (b. 1943), writer
  • Louis Fizer (1899 – 1977), chemist
  • Michael Forman (b. 1957), astronaut
  • Megan Chance (b. 1959), writer

Died in Columbus

  • John Glenn (1921 – 2016), astronaut
  • Paul Tibbetts (1915 – 2007), General

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