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View Poll Results: Would you say Ohio is in the Northeast or Midwest?
Northeast 55 21.74%
Midwest 176 69.57%
Other (specify in your post) 22 8.70%
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:49 PM
 
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Default Ohio: The Northeast or Midwest?

Would you say Ohio is in the Northeast or Midwest? I would say it is in the Northeast because it is in the Eastern Time Zone, it is closer to Atlantic Ocean than it is to Kansas, and part of it is in the Appalachians.
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Old 03-09-2007, 10:57 PM
 
Location: wellston
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Default north midwest

i would have to say more north midwest b/c the new en=gland is north east and yes were north east but not as far as they new englanders, and we are closer to the mid west states
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Old 03-09-2007, 11:06 PM
 
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I say North east. Ohio resembles the NE more than Nebraska and Iowa. North east Ohio was laid out by people from Connecticut: (Connecticut Western Reserve). I don't know how we got stuck with the midwest name plate, I'd prefer we were part of the Northeast or "The Great Lakes".
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Old 03-10-2007, 02:45 AM
 
Location: FL
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Well speaking as a NYer & now Miamian, ya'll is the midwest!!!
Northeast???!!! I've NEVER heard of Ohio being cosidered the Northeast!!!
I mean, you're connected to Detroit! And THAT fer shur be da midwest!!!
So ya'll be trippin! (As am I with the accent! )
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Old 03-10-2007, 04:47 AM
 
Location: WPB, FL. Dreaming of Oil city, PA
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I would choose to be in the southeast Ohio area, just ask Cosmic
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Old 03-10-2007, 08:59 AM
 
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Northeast Ohio is more like Pennsylvania; the south and east portion is Appalachian like West Virginia; the central and southwestern part is more like a midwestern state like Indiana, Illinois, etc.
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Old 03-10-2007, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Idaho
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Default Midwest

Always been considered part of the midwest, but for the life of me have not figured out why after 42 yrs. LOL
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Old 03-10-2007, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Findlay, OH
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I've always considered Ohio a part of the Midwest. I wonder what the reaction of the Northeastern states be if we gave them that same question. I have a hunch they'd say Midwest. People in NYC do.
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Old 03-10-2007, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Tampa Bay
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Its a melting pot of the regions. Its southern, midwest, and northeastern. Even western. Wouldnt call it any specific region really if you are reffering to the people. Texas, California and Ohio are probably the most independent states in the country.
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Old 03-11-2007, 09:17 AM
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Location: Northeastern Ohio
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Smile Midwest

Ohio is considered to be the first state in the midwest.

Here's a map of the rest of the states in the midwest as well.

http://www.woolworks.org/images/us-midwest.gif
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