Welcome to Net State—I know it looks like some other sites I’ve brought you on states and their capitals.
And if you just use you mouse to rollover the states, that’s all you will get—the state and it’s capital. But, if you are adventurous and click on the state THEN you get to what is great about this site.
Go on…click a state!
See, you get wonderful historical information pertaining to that state. I, of course, chose Ohio where I have lived all of my life. Here’s an example of the introduction to Ohio that you get:
“Welcome to Ohio, birthplace of seven U.S. presidents, birthplace of the first professional baseball team, and birthplace of that all-American favorite, the hot dog!”
“Ohio grew into a highly industrialized state in large part due to its geography. (Location, location, location…) With ports along Lake Erie, major rivers, and rolling plains, Ohio was perfectly situated to grow as America grew, and to provide what America (and the world) needed. Ohio’s industrial might has encompassed steel, automobiles, rubber products, chemicals, machine tools, and building materials. The state is also the eastern end of the corn and meat belts, with agriculture contributing to Ohio’s economic strength.”
Boy that makes Ohio sound darned interesting. I’ll have to remember that when I am bored, with nothing to do around here. On the side menu you have access to more great information like Almanacs, Symbols, Geography, Maps, People, Forum, News, Quiz, and Schools just to name a few.
So check out your state, and then every other state that catches your eye—I sure did my share of trotting around America on this site. I started in Ohio and spent at least an hour checking out other states!