Sunday, April 22, 2018

April - week 17 - Ohio - the Buckeye State

17 Ohio

Date admitted to the US – March 1, 1803
Postal abbreviation – OH
Capital – Columbus
Area – 44,824.90 [34th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 11,536,504 [7th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 282.3 [10th largest in the US]
Area codes – 216, 234, 330, 419, 440, 513, 614, 740, 937
Zip codes – 43001 - 45999
Number of counties –88
State nickname –  Buckeye State
State motto – “With God, All Things Are Possible"
State Flag of Ohio

Fun facts
-America's first traffic light was erected in Cleveland on Aug. 5, 1914.
-Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team.
-Akron was the first city to use police cars.
-Akron is the rubber capital of the world.
-Ohio senator John Glenn became the oldest man to venture into outer space.
-Cleveland is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
-The Pro Football Hall of Fame is located in Canton.
-In 1852 Ohio was the first state to enact laws protecting working women.
-Ohio gave America its first hot dog in 1900.
-50% of the United States population lives within a 500 mile radius of Columbus.
-"Toward the lake" means "north" and "toward the river" means "south."
-Ohio is the only state with a state flag shaped like a pennant.

Law Schools
-University of Akron School of Law 
-Capital University Law School 
-Case Western Reserve University School of Law 
-University of Cincinnati College of Law 
-Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 
-University of Dayton School of Law 
-Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit School of Law 
-The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law 
-The University of Toledo College of Law

Military facts
Military bases


  1. I grew up in Ohio :-) One of my favorite things from Ohio are buckeye candy. So delicious.

    1. Never heard of buckeye candy. I'll have to check it out!