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The capital of Ohio is Columbus.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Ohio: OH
For a short while in 1963, the U.S. Postal Office recommended "OHIO" as the abbreviation for Ohio. Toward the end of 1963, the Post Office made the currently used "OH" the official abbreviation.
Typical abbreviation for Ohio: Oh.
The pronunciation of Ohio:
When the people of Ohio refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The state of Ohio is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Nickname for Ohio: "The Buckeye State"
State Motto: "With God, All Things Are Possible"
State Bird: Cardinal (cardinalis cardinalis)
State Tree: Ohio Buckeye (aesculus glabra)
State Flower: Scarlet Carnation (dianthus caryophyllus)
State Song: "Beautiful Ohio"
Statehood: Ohio became the 17th state on Mar 1, 1803.
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