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Many symbols of Ohio can be found in our Ohio coloring pages section. This includes state map outlines, the flag, state flower, famous landmarks, state animals and other symbols of the region. These printables make a great resource for student reports.

Check out the Ohio Unit of Study for all coloring pages, information, interactive puzzles, word jumbles, word searches, worksheets, and thematic book reviews. We even included a state quarter observation sheet!

Ohio OutlineState Name: Ohio
State Nickname: The Buckeye State
State Capital: Columbus
State Governor: John Kasich
State Abbreviation: Ohio
2 letter Postal Code: OH
Area: 41,222 square miles
Date Entered the Union: March 1, 1803
State #: 17
Borders: Michigan, Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, W. Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio River
Ohio flagFlag Meaning: 17 stars show that Ohio was the 17th state to join the Union. The white circle is the initial of the state and the red circle represents the buckeye nut. The red and white stripes represent the waterways and roads of the state.The triangle formed by the main lines of the flag represents hills and valleys. Ohio has the only pennant shaped state flag. The flag was adopted 1902.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 18
State Motto: With God all things are possible
State Flower: scarlet carnation
State Bird: cardinal
State Song: "Beautiful Ohio"
State Tree: buckeye
State Mammal: white-tailed deer
State Reptile: Black Racer Snake
10 Largest Cities (in order of size): Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton, Parma, Youngstown, Canton, Lorain
Famous Residents:
- Neil Armstrong, astronaut
- Erma Bombeck, columnist
- Doris Day, singer and actress
- Clarence Darrow, lawyer
- Thomas A. Edison, inventor
- Clark Gable, actor
- James A. Garfield, president
- John Glenn, astronaut
- Ulysses S. Grant, president
- Warren G. Harding, president
- Rutherford Hayes, president
- Benjamin Harrison, president
- Dean martin, singer and actor
- Jack Nicklaus, golfer
- William H. Taft, president
- Orville Wright, inventor
Attractions: McKinley Memorial, Garfield Memorial, Hayes Museum, U.S. Air Force Museum, Harrison Memorial, Taft Birthplace, Harding Memorial, Adena State memorial, Blue Hole at Castalia, Campus Martius Museum, Fort Recovery, Indian Earthworks, Kelleys Island, Schoenbrunn Village, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Zoar Village
Agriculture: corn, dairy products, hogs, poultry and poultry products, sheep and wool, fish
Natural Resources: coal, limestone, natural gas, petroleum, sandstone

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