Introduction to Wauseon, Ohio
Wauseon, Ohio, in Fulton county, is 31 miles W of Toledo, Ohio. There are 7,091 residents in Wauseon.
The City of Wauseon, which was founded on March 1854, was named by J. H. Sargent after Wauseon, one of the Chiefs of the Ottawa Nation. Wauseon was a noble Indian who was highly respected in the region. The first white resident was John Newcomer, who emigrated to Wauseon when it was mere wilderness in May of 1844.
Wauseon and Nearby Attractions
- Sauder Farm & Craft Village
- Croswell Opera House
- Independence Dam State Park
- Hidden Lake Gardens
- Toledo Zoo
- Alpine Valley
Things To Do In Wauseon
Museums near Wauseon include Sauder Farm & Craft Village, the Toledo Museum of Art, and Lenawee County Historical Society Museum. Historic sites in the area include the Croswell Opera House, Fallen Timbers, and Fort Meigs. Independence Dam State Park, Mary Jane Thurston State Park, and Secor Metropark offer opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, boating, and picnicking. The residents of Wauseon also celebrate the Fulton County Fair.
Fort Wayne International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Wauseon Higher Education
Adrian College, Bowling Green State University, and Lourdes College are nearby colleges.