Introduction to Fostoria, Ohio
Fostoria, Ohio, in Seneca county, is 35 miles S of Toledo, Ohio. The city contains a population of approximately 13,931.
The present day city of Fostoria was originally inhabited by Native American tribes. Charles Foster, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under Benjamin Harrison and the 35th Governor of Ohio, visited the area in 1826. Later in the summer of 1832, Foster built a log cabin in this area. The modern day city of Fostoria was named in his honor.
Fostoria and nearby Attractions
- Glass Heritage Gallery
- Van Buren State Park
- Meadowlark Park
- Tiffin Glass Museum
- Seneca County Museum
Things To Do In Fostoria
Fostoria offers a number of recreational activities. You can visit the High Street United Methodist Church, Pilgrim Holiness Church, Hope Lutheran Church, and Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church while staying in the city. There are also several lakes in Fostoria including Mottram Lake, Lamberjack Lake, and Daugherty Lake. Basketball, tennis, and softball can be enjoyed at the Meadowlark Park which also offers picnic shelters.
Toledo Express Airport is the nearest airport.
Fostoria Higher Education
The University of Findlay, University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus, and Owens Community College - Toledo Campus provide facilities for higher education.