Thanks for visiting the Ohio information page! This page is your resource for Ohio. Learn about state facts, history, trivia, scenic routes and information about Ohio's auto insurance laws. If you are planning to move to the great state of Ohio you will find our moving tips and the Allstate Moving Checklist and Household Inventory Record very useful.
The state of Ohio encompasses 44,825 square miles and is ranked 34th in the nation's total area. It was the 17th state to enter the union on March 1, 1803. Ohio is derived from the Seneca word ohi:yo', meaning beautiful river (French mistranslation) or large creek, which was originally the name of both the Ohio River and Allegheny River.
- Akron is the rubber capital of the world.
- Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879.
- John Lambert of Ohio City made America's first automobile in 1891.
- Ohio gave America its first hot dog in 1900. Harry M. Stevens created the popular dining dog.
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Visit the Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles for important information on obtaining your Ohio driver's license, requirements for ID Cards, and vehicle registration.
Things to Consider Before Moving
The First Step When Moving
Contact your Allstate agent or call 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-800-255-7828).
Will I need to change my insurance coverage? Should I buy or rent my new place? What can I afford? Relax! We'll help you sort through your options
Moving Tools and Tips
There's a lot to keep track of when you move. Our checklists
will help you so moving will be a breeze.
Always check out the moving company's
registration number, references and complaint history at Relocation.com
. This is important, even if your move is within Ohio.
Need an Insurance Policy in Ohio?
Find out if switching to Allstate might save you money by getting an auto insurance quote
today (it's easy!). You can also talk to an Allstate agent
right in your neighborhood or call 1-866-621-6900
to get a quote over the phone.
Some suggested scenic road trips.
Preview upcoming events, historic sites and museums. Find transportation information along with state maps at the Ohio State Tourism site.
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