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Science In Your Backyard: Ohio


  • Ohio Water Science Center
    USGS Building
    6480 Doubletree Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43229-1111
    Phone: (614) 430-7702
    Fax: (614) 430-7777
    Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: IN, MI, OH, Great Lakes)
    U.S. Geological Survey
    Ohio Mapping Partnership Office
    6480 Doubletree Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43229
    Phone:(614) 430-7768

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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: 2003 Census)
Population: 11,435,798
(source: 2003 Census estimate)
Counties: 88
(source: National Association of Counties)
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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