Talk:Ohio Information

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Q: What geographic region is Ohio in?
A: Ohio has been decided to be categorized as a Midwestern state. (Relevant discusison now archived 1, 2, 3 and 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and subsections)
Q: What is the official date of statehood?
A: The date is March 1, 1803, declared retroactively on August 7, 1953 ( See article section)
Former good article nomineeOhio was a good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time. There are suggestions below for improving the article. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
Article milestones
May 12, 2006 Featured article candidateNot promoted
May 13, 2008 Good article nomineeNot listed
Current status: Former good article nominee

Six or Seven Presidents?

All one has to do is follow the included link in the introduction and see that the list includes seven Presidents from the state. — Preceding unsigned comment added by ( talk) 11:29, 5 January 2019 (UTC)

Largest Metropolitan Area in Ohio

According the US Census Bureau, and the Wikipedia page here, the Cleveland metro area is bigger than Columbus or Cincinnati. Beboccucci ( talk) 17:20, 30 November 2018 (UTC)

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. DannyS712 ( talk) 17:29, 30 November 2018 (UTC)

History#Native Americans

This section was long prior to about 2016, and got longer. If all 7 subsections of History were this long, we'd have the entire main article History of Ohio stuffed into this one. The History section should be brief, topical and written as an overview, keeping details except a few critical places, persons, and dates, out of it. The Native Americans subsection needs to shrink to 1/2 or 1/3 of its size here, and details moved to History of Ohio. Sbalfour ( talk) 21:58, 31 December 2018 (UTC)

I've cleaned it up some by deleting awkward parenthetical text and using concise diction to replace rambling text. There's a lot of tags in that section, and sourcing is anemic. If I deleted everything tagged, the section would be gutted. And it needs to be kept concise, even reduced - it's still the biggest sub-section in History, and this isn't even a history article! Additions should be referred to the History of Ohio#Prehistoric peoples section, not here. Sbalfour ( talk) 00:31, 2 January 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 11 February 2019

The paragraph on "Industrialization" has been vandalized. The last sentence ("turpitudinem") should be removed. ( talk) 16:04, 11 February 2019 (UTC) Removed, thanks. Vsmith ( talk) 16:53, 11 February 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 19 February 2019

The title of the paragraph on "Industrialization" should be changed to "Constitutional Convention". — Preceding unsigned comment added by ( talk) 15:39, 19 February 2019 (UTC)

 Not done for now: the section is intended to be about the entirety of industrialization, but so far it only covers the constitutional convention DannyS712 ( talk) 14:29, 20 February 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 23 May 2019

In the section under Politics labelled:

"Swing state"

There is a sentence that reads:

"Pivital in the election of 1888, Ohio has been a regular swing state since 1980.[142][143]"

I suggest "Pivital" be changed to "Pivotal". Dvsfish ( talk) 06:58, 23 May 2019 (UTC)

Done, thanks! – Þjarkur (talk) 11:21, 23 May 2019 (UTC)

Buckeye Country Fest listed at Redirects for discussion


An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Buckeye Country Fest. Please participate in the redirect discussion if you wish to do so. signed, Rosguill talk 22:12, 29 May 2019 (UTC)


Most recent earthquake of appreciable magnitude occurred on 2019-06-10 at 10:50am. Magnitude was 4.0. Around Eastlake, OH.

Mitakatim ( talk) 01:23, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

 Already done Nici Vampire Heart 14:05, 16 June 2019 (UTC)