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Overview

Introduction to Clyde, Ohio

Clyde, Ohio, in Sandusky county, is 39 miles SE of Toledo, Ohio.

Clyde History

The area now known as Clyde was originally named "Centreville." According to tradition, the community was founded by a young lieutenant who fought in the Indian wars. Sherwood Anderson, the American short story writer, was a resident of Clyde, and the city even served as a setting for his collection titled "Winesburg, Ohio." In the early 1900s, the city became involved in the automobile revolution. It was home to the Elmore Manufacturing Company, the pioneering brass era company.

Clyde and Nearby Attractions

  • Clyde Historical Museum
  • McPherson Home
  • Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site
  • Catawba Island State Park
  • Schedel Arboretum and Gardens
  • Cherry Street Park

Things To Do In Clyde

The Clyde Historical Museum houses a collection of historical treasures of the region. The Civil War hero General James B. McPherson's home is one place of historic interest. Heritage Hall, which is Clyde's Old Village Hall, dates back to the 1880s. Maritime Museum of Sandusky, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site and Cooke House are some of the other museums and historic sites in the area. Cherry Street Park, Hendricks Park, Gus Wolf Park and Paden Park are the parks in the city. Activities like boating, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hiking and camping can also be enjoyed at the nearby East Harbor State Park and Catawba Island State Park. Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, African Safari Wildlife Park and Cedar Point amusement park are other popular destinations near Clyde. In addition, the community hosts the Clyde Country Fair in September every year.

Clyde Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Sandusky County Regional Airport.

Clyde Higher Education

Colleges close to Clyde are Terra State Community College, Heidelberg College, Bowling Green State University - Firelands and Tiffin University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,282
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+3,056
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married59.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.4%
Median Earnings25+$35,893
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$50,433
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,965

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,456
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone21.1%
Median Gross Rent$693
Median House Value$100,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.7%
Irish11.3%
English8.3%
Italian4.2%
Scottish3.4%
French Except Basque3%
Polish3%
Dutch2%
Canadian1.9%
Swedish1.2%
Hungarian1%
Welsh0.7%
Austrian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
German0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
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Clyde Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sandusky County
Standard Zip Codes43410
Phone Area Codes419,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.3
Approximate Longitude-82.97

Clyde Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFREMONT
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationTIFFIN
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationNORWALK WWTP
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue8,059$65,895
Bettsville666$53,083
Castalia853$75,313
Fremont16,388$43,274
Green Springs1,637$63,750
Republic612$54,028

Clyde Public Libraries

Clyde Public Library
222 W. BUCKEYE ST.
Clyde, Ohio
(419) 547-7174

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Clyde Public Schools

Clyde Elementary School
821 S Main St
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-9868
Primary
Total Enrollment 492
Clyde High School
1015 Race St
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-9511
High
Total Enrollment 644
Mcpherson Middle School
4230 Limerick Rd
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-9150
Middle
Total Enrollment 550
Vine St Elementary School
521 Vine St
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-0588
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