Ohio 's nickname is "the Heart of It All", purportedly because of its shape, its central location in the American Midwest, its mosaic of big commercial cities, small towns, industry and farmland, and its critical role in "America's Heartland".
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is usually defined as a 13-county region, with a population of more than 4 million, surrounding the Area and the mid-sized cities of , and . Photo: Erik Drost, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital of the state of Ohio and is located centrally within the state as the core of the area. Photo: Always Shooting, CC BY 2.0.

is Ohio's third largest city and the largest metro region, and lies on the north bank of the Ohio River in Southwest Ohio in the . Photo: Wholtone, Public domain.

is a culturally diverse city on the shores of Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes, in , Ohio, USA. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.


, for the purposes of this website, is the portion of the metropolitan area lying within Ohio. Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 4.0.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area is the metropolitan area centered on the U.S. city of . Photo: Mark Spearman, CC BY 2.0.

includes rural areas of the state that border . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

includes Allen County, Van Wert County, Auglaize County, Mercer County, Ashland County, Crawford County, Richland County, Hardin County, Marion County, Morrow County and Wyandot County. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a region in Ohio, consisting of the northwestern plains boardering the lake. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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