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Welcome to Napoleon ...

The city of Napoleon is located in Henry County<1> and is the County Seat for Henry County.

The pronunciation of Napoleon: nuh-POH-lee-uhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Napoleon has a population of 8,188 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Napoleon.

Napoleon is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Napoleon: (419) and (567)<5>

The ZIP code for Napoleon: 43545<6>

Websites for Napoleon ...

Official Website: www.napoleonohio.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Napoleon had an population of 8,188 people. This is a decrease of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Napoleon had a population of 8,749 people (which is 31.01% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Napoleon the county's most populous community.

The population of Napoleon represents 0.08% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,749 people, the population of Napoleon decreased 6.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,318 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Napoleon.

Communities Also Named Napoleon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Napoleon: This one is located in Henry County and the other is located in Delaware County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 10 communities that are also named Napoleon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and North Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Napoleon.

Communities near Napoleon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Napoleon.

  • Defiance [Defiance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Defiance
    • Defiance [Defiance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Napoleon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Defiance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Defiance<8>
  • Wauseon [Fulton County]
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    • Wauseon [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Napoleon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauseon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wauseon<8>
  • Whitehouse [Lucas County]
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    • Whitehouse [Lucas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Napoleon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,932 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<8>
  • Archbold [Fulton County]
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    • Archbold [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Napoleon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbold
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbold<8>
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    • Swanton [Fulton County]
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      • Swanton [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Napoleon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swanton have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swanton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swanton<8>
    • Delta [Fulton County]
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      • Delta [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Napoleon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,085 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<8>
    • Deshler [Henry County]
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      • Deshler [Henry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Napoleon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,716 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deshler<8>
    • Weston [Wood County]
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      • Weston [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Napoleon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<8>
    • Stryker [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stryker
      • Stryker [Williams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Napoleon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stryker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stryker<8>
    • Liberty Center [Henry County]
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      • Liberty Center [Henry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Napoleon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Center have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Center<8>

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 Napoleon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Napoleon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Napoleon. 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 Napoleon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Napoleon. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Napoleon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Napoleon ...

Looking for more information about Napoleon? 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 Napoleon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Napoleon.

Adding Napoleon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Napoleon 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 Napoleon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Napoleon on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Napoleon on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Napoleon: www.napoleonohio.com/

The official website for Henry County: www.henrycountyohio.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Napoleon. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Napoleon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Napoleon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Napoleon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Napoleon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Napoleon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Napoleon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NapoleonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Napoleon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3919, Longitude: -84.1262    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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