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This Midwestern state measures 44,825 square miles in total area, or 220 miles in width by 220 miles in length; 8.7% of total area is comprised of water. On August 7, 1953, Congress retroactively declared the state's admission date to the Union to be March 1, 1803 as the 17th state in the Union; no resolution was formally passed in 1803 when President Jefferson originally signed the act that approved Ohio's borders and constitution. Ohio has a humid continental climate throughout most of the state. Summers are hot and humid while winters are cool to cold. Rainfall is year round throughout the state, and though Ohio is located in Tornado Alley, the frequency of tornadoes is the least of all the other similarly classified states. The state of Ohio offers a favorite business climate due to its business-friendly tax systems and policies. This state is the country's largest producer of plastics, rubber, fabricated metals, electrical equipment and appliances.


Nicknames : Buckeye State

Capitol : Columbus

Largest City (by population) : Columbus

Largest City (by area) : Toledo

Largest County (by population) : Cuyahoga County

Total Area (square miles) : 44825

Admitted to Union : March 1, 1803

Time Zone : Eastern

State Flower : Scarlet Carnation

State Tree : Ohio Buckeye

State Bird : Northern Cardinal

Major Industries : plastics, rubber, fabricated metals, electrical equipment

Major Companies : Cardinal Health, Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Macy's


  • The first traffic light in the country is in Cleveland (1914).
  • The Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team.
  • Seven U.S. Presidents were born in Ohio: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James a. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William H. Taft, Warren G. Harding
  • Ohio was the first state to enact laws protecting women in 1852.
  • W.F. Semple invented chewing gum in 1869.

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5 Comment(s)Last comment at 2013-12-05 03:05 GMT

Who is property owner of 1631 superior Ave fairborn Ohio. The place us for rent but have no owner name
Answer 2013-12-05 03:05 GMT
how do I get a copy of an accident report
Answer 2013-11-02 19:28 GMT
I need to know where I can get a sheriffs report (copy) from Logan County sheriff? Do they have a website I can get it off of?
Answer 2012-09-14 18:02 GMT
I need a copy of the Final Distribution papers on the property of Cecelia D. Benton and Raymond A. Benton.   I am their daughter who took care of their estate after their deaths.  I need a copy of the Distribution papers for an insurance death benefit claim. How do I go about getting a copy of the Final Distribution Papers?  My name is Bonita A. Bohn, 4410 Valleyside Rd. Cleveland, Ohio  44135.
Answer 2012-07-31 20:08 GMT
I have a Warranty Deed from 1937, transferred in 1940, from The Piqua Munising Wood Products to a Mr. Harry Wm. Merz, who would have been a cousin to me. Property is described as "Logan County, Stokes Township, Lot No. 7 on Seminole Island, Plat C, Page 12, Logan County Records."  How can I locate this property?
Answer 2012-07-23 20:33 GMT

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Adams County Sheriff's Office 110 West Main St. West Union, Ohio 45693
Contact: P: 937.544.6310

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Adams County Clerk of Courts 110 West Main St. #207 West Union, Ohio 45693
Contact: P: 937.544.2344

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Allen County Recorder 301 North Main St. Lima, Ohio 45801

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Allen County Legal Department 301 North Main St. Lima, Ohio 45802
Contact: P: 419.223.8513

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Ashland County Auditor 142 West Second St. Ashland, Ohio 44805
Contact: P: 419.282.4235 F: 419.281.5715

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Ashland Clerk of Common Pleas Court 142 West Second St. Ashland, Ohio 44805
Contact: P: 419.282.4242 F: 419.282.4240

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Ashtabula County Clerk of Courts 25 West Jefferson St. Jefferson, OH 44047
Contact: P: 440.576.3637 F: 440.576.2819

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Ashtabula County Commissioners 25 West Jefferson St. Jefferson, Ohio 44047
Contact: P: 440.576.3750 F: 440.576.2344 E: commissioners@ashtabulacounty.us

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Athens County Administration 15 South Court St., Room 234 Athens, Ohio 45701
Contact: P: 740.592.3219 F: 740.594.8010

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Athens County Auditor 15 South Court St. Athens, Ohio 45701
Contact: P: 740.592.3223 F: 740.594.3270

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