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Science In Your Backyard: Ohio


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Ohio State Facts

Image of Ohio with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Columbus(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 40,948 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 11,536,504
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Campbell Hill at 1,550 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Logan
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Ohio River at 455 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Hamilton
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Delaware County approx. 25 miles north-northeast of Columbus
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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