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Welcome to Fostoria ...
The pronunciation of Fostoria: faw-STOH-ree-uh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fostoria has a population of 13,227 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Fostoria.
Fostoria is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fostoria lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Fostoria: (419) and (567)<5>
The ZIP code for Fostoria: 44830<6>
Websites for Fostoria ...
Official Website: www.ci.fostoria.oh.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.fostoriachamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fostoria had an population of 13,227 people. This is a decrease of 1.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fostoria had a population of 13,441 people (which is 23.69% of the total population of Seneca County). This makes Fostoria the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Fostoria represents 0.12% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 13,441 people, the population of Fostoria decreased 3.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,931 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fostoria.
Communities Also Named Fostoria ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Fostoria - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fostoria.
Communities near Fostoria ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fostoria.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fostoria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fostoria.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fostoria. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fostoria.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fostoria. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fostoria.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fostoria ...
Looking for more information about Fostoria? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Fostoria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fostoria.
Adding Fostoria to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fostoria in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fostoria was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Fostoria on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fostoria on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fostoria: www.ci.fostoria.oh.us/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022