Biggest Cities in Ohio

Biggest Cities in Ohio

Ohio is in the Great Lakes Region of the US. The state is the 7th most populous state in the country with a population of about 11,613,423. Columbus is the biggest city in Ohio as well as the state capital. Ohio is in between the Northeast and the Midwest, a strategic location that has helped it grow economically and expand. Manufacturing and financial institutions are the biggest contributors to Ohio’s economy. The state has the largest bioscience economy in the Midwest, and it leads the nation in the green economy.


Biggest Cities in Ohio

  1. Columbus

The Columbus City is the state capital and also Ohio’s most heavily populated city. Columbus is the third-largest Midwestern city in the United States with a population of 822,553. Columbus is home to the Ohio State University, which is the state’s flagship institution of higher education. Columbus is also a noted hub for independent art.

  1. Cleveland

Cleveland is the second biggest city in Ohio. Known as ‘The Forest City’ due to the many trees and green spaces in and around the area, Cleveland is situated in Cuyahoga County in the northern part of Ohio and actually sits on the shore of Lake Erie, one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Cleveland covers an area of 82.46 square miles and has an estimated population of 388,000, with over 2 million in the surrounding metropolitan area.

  1. Cincinnati

Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio. Located in Hamilton County in the southwestern part of the state, Cincinnati was constructed at the confluence between the Licking River and Ohio River and is part of the Cincinnati-Middletown-Wilmington statistical area.

  1. Toledo

Toledo is Ohio’s fourth-largest city. It is found in northwest Ohio, near the border with Michigan. Ohio, which has a long history connecting to glass production, has sometimes been called the “glass city”.

  1. Akron

Akron is the fifth biggest city in the state of Ohio. This city is located in Summit County in the northeastern part of the Buckeye State, not too far away from Lake Erie. Akron has an estimated population of 197,000 people, with over 700,000 in the surrounding Greater Akron area.

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