Entered the Union:March 1, 1803
As the 17th state
Motto: With God, all things are possible
Nickname: Buckeye State
Flower: Scarlet carnation
Song: Beautiful Ohio
Sports Teams: Cleveland Caveliers (Men's Basketball), Cincinnati Bengals (Football), Cleveland Indians (Baseball), Cincinnati Reds (Baseball), Columbus Quest (Women's Basketball).
Origin of Name: From an Iroquoian word meaning great river
Major Industries: Manufacturing - plastics and polymers, roller bearings, jet engines (transportation equipment), and fabricated metal products.
Historical Sites: Indian burial grounds at Mound City Group National Monument
Points of Interest: Perry's Victory International Peace Memorial, the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Canton, and the homes of Presidents Grant, Taft, Hayes, Harding, and Garfield
Bordering States: Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania.