Archived Web Site Official Web Portal for the State of Ohio Ohio.gov

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Title
Official Web Portal for the State of Ohio
Other Title
Ohio.gov
Alternate Title
Ohio.gov
Summary
"Ohio /oʊˈhaɪ.oʊ/ is an Eastern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus. The state takes its name from the Ohio River. The name originated from the Iroquois word ohi-yo’, meaning 'great river' or 'large creek'. Partitioned from the Northwest Territory, the state was admitted to the Union as the 17th state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1, 1803. Ohio is historically known as the 'Buckeye State' after its Ohio buckeye trees, and Ohioans are also known as 'Buckeyes'. The government of Ohio is composed of the executive branch, led by the Governor; the legislative branch, which comprises the Ohio General Assembly; and the judicial branch, which is led by the state Supreme Court. Ohio occupies 16 seats in the United States House of Representatives. Ohio is known for its status as both a swing state and a bellwether in national elections. Six Presidents of the United States have been elected who had Ohio as their home state." -- Summary retrieved on October 7, 2019 http://dbpedia.org/resource/Ohio External
Contributor Names
Ohio
Created / Published
United States.
Subject Headings
-  Ohio
-  Ohio. Politics and government
-  Government Web portals. Ohio
Genre
web site
Form
electronic
Repository
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
Source Url
http://www.state.oh.us/
http://ohio.gov/
Access Condition
None
Language
English
Online Format
web page
Description
Ohio /oʊˈhaɪ.oʊ/ is an Eastern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus. The state takes its name from the Ohio River. The name originated from the Iroquois word ohi-yo’, meaning "great river" or "large creek". Partitioned from the Northwest Territory, the state was admitted to the Union as the 17th state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1, 1803. Ohio is historically known as the "Buckeye State" after its Ohio buckeye trees, and Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes". The government of Ohio is composed of the executive branch, led by the Governor; the legislative branch, which comprises the Ohio General Assembly; and the judicial branch, which is led by the state Supreme Court. Ohio occupies 16 seats in the United States House of Representatives. Ohio is known for its status as both a swing state and a bellwether in national elections. Six Presidents of the United States have been elected who had Ohio as their home state. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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Ohio. Official Web Portal for the State of Ohio. United States, 1996. Archived Web Site. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0000015/.

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Ohio. Official Web Portal for the State of Ohio. United States, 1996. Archived Web Site. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0000015/>.

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