What It's Like to Live in Ohio

Ohio is known as the "Buckeye State" after the buckeye trees that are native to the area. The state was incorporated into the Union on March 1, 1803, although this date was not officially declared until August 7, 1953. Ohio is also known as the "Mother of Presidents," as 8 United States presidents hailed from Ohio: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William Henry Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, and Warren G. Harding. Virginia also holds the title of "Mother of Presidents."

Ohio is full of wonderful things to do and see. Cedar Point, a world-famous theme park in Sandusky, holds daring roller coasters and fun rides for everyone. 74 state parks can be found all over Ohio and offer trails, beaches, boating, picnic areas, and more.

Many museums are located in Ohio, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, and the Toledo Art Museum. The state has a wide variety of sports teams, ranging from college to professional.

Higher education is abundant in Ohio with 13 state universities, like The Ohio State University and Ohio University, 24 state university branch and regional campuses, 46 private colleges and universities, 6 medical schools, 15 community colleges, 8 technical colleges, and 24 independent non-profit colleges. Many businesses are located throughout Ohio with some having headquarters in the state. 

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