county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States
Toledo is a city in Ohio, USA. It was named after Toledo, Spain. It is a large industrial city, and has many factories that make things like car parts and glass. In 1835 and 1836, Ohio and Michigan both claimed to own the city and surrounding territory. Michigan gave up its claim and got the Upper Peninsula in exchange. Toledo is about an hour from Detroit, Michigan. The main highways in and out of Toledo are Interstate 75, Interstate 90, and U.S. 24 (Detroit Boulevard, Telegraph Road). It is the 59th largest city in the United States.
City of Toledo
The Glass City
|Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 83°34′31″W / 41.66556°N 83.57528°W|
|• Mayor||Wade Kapszukiewicz|
|• City||84.1 sq mi (217.8 km2)|
|• Land||80.6 sq mi (208.8 km2)|
|• Water||3.5 sq mi (8.9 km2)|
|Elevation||614 ft (187 m)|
|• Density||3,890.2/sq mi (1,502/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||419, 567|
Toledo's manufacturing industry concentrates on automobiles and glass.
Toledo has a humid continental climate (Dfa in the Köppen climate classification).
Famous people from ToledoEdit
- Jamie Farr, actor (M*A*S*H)
- Katie Holmes, actor
- Joe the Plumber, political activist
- Gloria Steinem, writer