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Overview

Introduction to Napoleon, Ohio

Napoleon, Ohio, in Henry county, is 35 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio.

Napoleon History

Set along the Maumee River, Napolean is the county seat of Henry County. It was founded in 1834, and was formally incorporated in 1950. The community is named in honor of Napoleon Bonaparte, and Henry County is named after Patrick Henry.

Napoleon and Nearby Attractions

  • Henry County Fairground
  • Sauder Farm & Craft Village
  • Toledo Museum of Art
  • Mary Jane Thurston State Park
  • Farnsworth Metropark
  • Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Things To Do In Napoleon

The community celebrates the Henry County Fair in August. Fallen Timbers, a memorial established in remembrance of Major General Anthony Wayne, his troops, and their victory in the battle of 1794, is a well known historic site that is visited. Parks with recreational opportunities include Secor Metropark, Oak Openings Preserve Metropark and Independence Dam State Park. Mary Jane Thurton State Park has a hiking trail, picnic areas, camping grounds and provisions for fishing and boating. A trip may be planned to Toledo Zoo, but it is some distance from the city.

Napoleon Transportation

Fort Wayne International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Napoleon Higher Education

Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College and University Of Toledo are located nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,659
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+4,053
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married45.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$32,433
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,432

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,158
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone30.8%
Median Gross Rent$671
Median House Value$103,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.4%
English9.7%
Irish7.2%
Dutch4.1%
Italian3.2%
Polish3.1%
Welsh2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Swiss0.9%
Scottish0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Greek0.2%
Danishn0.2%
German0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Napoleon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Henry County
Standard Zip Codes43545
P.O. Box Zip Codes43550
Phone Area Codes419,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.39
Approximate Longitude-84.12

Napoleon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNAPOLEON
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.1 inches
StationWAUSEON WATER PLANT
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches
StationDEFIANCE
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hamler647$49,375
Holgate1,080$60,000
Liberty Center1,159$68,594
Malinta328$63,889
McClure611$43,646

Napoleon Public Libraries

Napoleon Public Library
310 W. CLINTON ST.
Napoleon, Ohio
(419) 592-2531

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Napoleon Hospitals

Henry County Hospital, Inc
(Non-profit)
1600 East Riverview Avenue
(419) 592-4015

Napoleon Public Schools

Napoleon Middle School
303 W Main St
ZIP: 43545
(419) 592-6991
Middle
Total Enrollment 432
Napoleon High School
701 Briarheath Ave Ste 123
ZIP: 43545
(419) 599-1050
High
Total Enrollment 633
Central Elementary School
315 W Main St
ZIP: 43545
(419) 599-1851
Middle
Total Enrollment 266
C D Brillhart Elementary School
201 Rohrs Ave
ZIP: 43545
(419) 592-2521
Primary
Total Enrollment 294
West Elementary School
700 Clairmont Ave
ZIP: 43545
(419) 592-4641
Primary
Total Enrollment 292

Napoleon Private Schools

St John Lutheran School
16035 County Road U
ZIP: 43545
Elementary
Total Enrollment 63
St Paul Lutheran School
1075 Glenwood Ave
ZIP: 43545
Elementary
Total Enrollment 190
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