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Overview

Introduction to Wauseon, Ohio

Wauseon, Ohio, in Fulton county, is 31 miles W of Toledo, Ohio.

Wauseon History

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.

Wauseon Transportation

Fort Wayne International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Wauseon Higher Education

Adrian College, Bowling Green State University and Lourdes College are nearby colleges.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,059
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+3,168
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married45%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,093
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,453

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,742
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone32.7%
Median Gross Rent$631
Median House Value$119,100

Ancestry

German41.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
Irish12.6%
English10.7%
Polish5.5%
Italian5%
French Except Basque3.1%
Swedish2.3%
Swiss2.2%
Dutch1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Canadian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
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Wauseon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fulton County
Standard Zip Codes43567
Phone Area Codes567,419
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.55
Approximate Longitude-84.14

Wauseon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWAUSEON WATER PLANT
Distance2.3 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
StationTOLEDO EXPRESS AP
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches
StationBOWLING GREEN WWTP
Distance29.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Archbold4,368$61,190
Delta3,271$68,594
Fayette1,461$49,375
Liberty Center1,159$68,594
Lyons465$53,250
Napoleon8,659$54,158

Wauseon Public Libraries

Wauseon Public Library
117 E. ELM ST.
Wauseon, Ohio
(419) 335-6626

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Wauseon Hospitals

Fulton County Health Center
(Non-profit)
725 South Shoop Avenue
(419) 335-2015

Wauseon Public Schools

Wauseon Elementary School
220 Lawerance Ave.
ZIP: 43567
(419) 335-6581
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Wauseon High School
840 Parkview St
ZIP: 43567
(419) 335-5756
High
Total Enrollment 530
Wauseon Middle School
940 E Oak St
ZIP: 43567
(419) 335-2701
Middle
Total Enrollment 434
Wauseon Primary School
940 E Leggett St
ZIP: 43567
(419) 335-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
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