|State of Ohio|
|Nickname(s): The Buckeye State,
"Birthplace of Aviation"
|Motto(s): With God, all things are possible|
|- Total||44,825 sq mi
|- Width||220 miles (355 km)|
|- Length||220 miles (355 km)|
|- % water||8.7|
|- Latitude||38°27'N to 41°58'N|
|- Longitude||80°32'W to 84°49'W|
|Number of people||Ranked 7th|
|- Total||11,536,504 (2010 census)|
|- Density||277.26/sq mi (107.05/km2)
|Height above sea level|
|- Highest point||Campbell Hill
1,550 ft (472 m)
|- Average||853 ft (260 m)|
|- Lowest point||Ohio River
455 ft (139 m)
|Became part of the U.S.||March 1, 1803, (17th,
declared retroactively on
August 7, 1953)
|Governor||John Kasich (R)|
|U.S. Senators||Rob Portman (R)
Sherrod Brown (D)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Some famous people from Ohio include Wilbur and Orville Wright, author Sherwood Anderson, and actors Clark Gable and Katie Holmes. There have also been seven American presidents from Ohio: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, Warren G. Harding. Famous astronaut Neil Armstrong and inventor of the airplane the Wright Brothers were born in Ohio.
Ohio is important in elections because it is a swing state and candidates often campaign a lot there. Ohio has both farmland and cities. It is a part of the Midwest.
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- "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. 29 April 2005. http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html#Highest. Retrieved 2006-11-7.