The state has several popular land regions, including the Ohio Huron-Erie Plains, Till Plains, Glaciated Allegheny Plateaus, Appalachian Plateaus, and Bluegrass Section.
Agriculture in Ohio
Agriculture continues to be Ohio’s top industry for revenue generated in the Buckeye State. The agriculture industry is in the state is around $8.7 billion-dollar. There are approximately 80,000 farms in the state, covering 14.9 million acres of Ohio. The average size farm comprises 206 acres.
Ohio’s most valuable crops are soybeans, corn, and dairy products. The state also grows substantial quantities of wheat, oats, and hay. Most of the cropland is in the western area of the state.
Ohio wildlife is abundant within the state on both land and water. The state features distinct habitats, including forests, prairies, wetlands, and The Great Lakes.
Its primary wildlife includes whitetail deer, turkey, dove, and ducks. The state also has fox, mink, muskrat, beaver, and river otters.
In abundance, there are rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and bluegill sunfish among Ohio’s lakes, rivers, and streams. With over 400 lakes with public access, 60,000 stream miles, and 200,000 freshwater acres, the state makes for ample fishing and recreational opportunities year-round.
The main rivers in the state are the Ohio River, Wabash River, Scioto River, Great Miami River, and Maumee River.
Lake Erie, the largest lake in Ohio, is located on the northern border of Ohio. The surface area of this lake is approximately 6.3 million acres (9,940 square miles).
Other large lakes include Pymatuning Lake and Grand Lake St. Mary’s, which exceed 30,588 surface area acres.
Ohio has 75 state parks and eight national parks.
- Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park
- Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
- First Ladies National Historic Site
- Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
- James A. Garfield National Historic Site
- Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
|Neighboring States||Ontario Canada, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana|
|Regions||Huron-Erie Plains, Till Plains, Glaciated Allegheny Plateaus, Allegheny Plateaus, Bluegrass section|
|Big Game||white-tailed deer and turkey|
|Small Game||squirrel, grouse, rabbit, quail ducks, geese, and mourning dove|
|Freshwater Fish||smallmouth bass, yellow perch, rainbow fish, blue gill|
|Total acreage||28.6 million|
|Total public land acreage||298,500 acres|
|Average annual rainfall||37.57 inches|
|Farmland by acreage||14.9 million|
|Woodlands by acreage||7.6 million|
|Coastline||312 miles (Lake Erie coastline)|
|Primary Crops||Soybeans and corn|
|Main Rivers||Ohio River, Wabash River, Scioto River, Great Miami River, Maumee River|
|Largest Lake||Lake Erie|
|Other Lakes||Pymatuning Lake, Grand Lake St. Mary’s, Mosquito Creek Lake, Indian Lake|
|Major Rivers||Ohio River, Wabash River, Scioto River, Great Miami River, Maumee River|
|Other Tributaries||Tennessee, Cumberland, Kanawha, Muskingum, Miami, Wabash|
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