Capital or Capitol?


What is the difference between these two? Here’s how it breaks down . . .


The Capit
al is the city or town that is the seat of government in a state or nation.


The Capit
ol is the building in which the state legislative body meets.


For information about Ohio’s Capitol & State Houses, click here.


The Capital City of Ohio is Columbus.

City of Columbus, Ohio

Learn about Columbus, get citizen and business information, access city departments, and get links to more.
Source: City of Columbus, OH

Experience Columbus
“Festivals and exhibits, concerts, shows and games. Whatever you decide to do while you’re here, if you like variety, you’ll find it in Columbus.”
Source: Greater Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau





Citation styles

APA style
Capital City of Ohio. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:05, August 17, 2019, from https://statereports.com/article_1200/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of Ohio.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 15:57 UTC. . 17 Aug 2019 <https://statereports.com/article_1200/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of Ohio', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 15:57 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1200/> [accessed 17 August 2019]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of Ohio.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1200/ [accessed August 17, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of Ohio [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 15:57 UTC [cited 2019 Aug 17]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1200/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of Ohio, https://statereports.com/article_1200/ (last visited Aug. 17, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of Ohio. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 15:57 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1200/. Accessed August 17, 2019.

Citation styles

APA style
Capital City of Ohio. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:05, August 17, 2019, from https://statereports.com/article_1200/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of Ohio.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 15:57 UTC. . 17 Aug 2019 <https://statereports.com/article_1200/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of Ohio', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 15:57 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1200/> [accessed 17 August 2019]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of Ohio.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1200/ [accessed August 17, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of Ohio [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 15:57 UTC [cited 2019 Aug 17]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1200/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of Ohio, https://statereports.com/article_1200/ (last visited Aug. 17, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of Ohio. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 15:57 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1200/. Accessed August 17, 2019.