Which of the following is correct? Or are they both wrong?
- The southernmost point in Ohio.
- The southernmost point of Ohio.
I agree with the general consensus that they are roughly the same. However, it's probably more mathematically correct to use of to refer to multiple subsets, and in to refer to a single set. For example:
Both are technically correct, although the point of reference is slightly different.
In the statement:
We're referring to the state's bottom portion, a singular dot on a map. Nothing else generally.
In the first statement:
At this point you'd usually be referencing a place like a field or range of some kind, basically whatever is in the southernmost area.