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Time Zone: Fulton County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Wauseon is the Seat for Fulton County.

Fulton County was founded April 1, 1850. Fulton was created by taking area from Lucas, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fulton had a population of 42,402 people. This is an increase of 0.76% since the last Census (which gave a population of 42,084 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fulton represented 0.37% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 55th most populous county (out of 88 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201042,698+1.46%+0.7% since 2009
200042,084The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fulton County Census Page for Fulton County.


Below are some of the communities located in Fulton County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Fulton County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wauseon   7,2167,0911.76% increase  
Archbold   4,4314,2903.29% increase  
Swanton   3,6273,3079.68% increase  
Delta   2,8912,9301.33% decrease  
Fayette   1,2811,3404.4% decrease  

Websites for Fulton County

Official Website:   www.fultoncountyoh.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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