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The land we call Ohio today was part the Northwest Territory that the United States won by defeating the British in the Revolutionary War. Ohio was admitted into the Union as the 17th state in 1803. The state gets its name from the river that forms its southern border. Ohio is an Iroquois word meaning "great water." The capital of the "Buckeye State" is Columbus, and, not surprisingly, the state tree is the buckeye. Highly populated, Ohio is situated between the Eastern Seaboard and the Midwest, and is known for the fact that eight presidents were either born or lived there. The flower is the scarlet carnation. ...Read more here: Ohio - The Buckeye State

Capital City:
Columbus
Nickname:
Buckeye State
Motto:
With God, All Things are Possible.
Statehood:
March 1, 1803 (17th)
Origin of State's Name:
From the Iroquois Indian word for "good river."
Largest Cities:
Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron
Border States:
Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Land Area:
40,953 sq. mi., 35th largest
State Bird:
Cardinal
State Flower:
Scarlet Carnation (dianthus caryophyllus)
State Tree:
Buckeye (aesculus glabra)
State Song:
Beautiful Ohio

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Ohio Schools

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Elementary Schools

Hamden Elementary School
(740) 384-2731
280 Church St
Hamden, OH 45634
South Mifflin Elementary School
(614) 365-6135
2355 Middlehurst Dr
Columbus, OH 43219

Middle Schools

Miami East Junior High School
(937) 335-5439
4025 N State Route 589
Casstown, OH 45312
Franklin Junior High School
(937) 743-8630
136 E 6th St
Franklin, OH 45005

High Schools

Elmwood High School
(419) 655-2583
7650 Jerry City Rd
Bloomdale, OH 44817
Dawson Bryant High School
(740) 532-6345
1 Hornet Ln
Coal Grove, OH 45638

Sex Offender Information for Ohio

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Ohio, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.esorn.ag.state.oh.us. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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