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Welcome to Swanton ...

The village of Swanton is primarily located in Fulton County<1>. A portion of Swanton extends into Lucas County.

The location of Swanton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Swanton: SWAHN-tuhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Swanton has a population of 3,865 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Swanton is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Swanton: (419) & (567)<6>

Websites for Swanton ...

Official Website: www.village.swanton.oh.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Swanton had an population of 3,865 people. This is an increase of 4.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Swanton had a population of 3,690 people (which is 8.64% of the total population of Fulton County). This makes Swanton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Swanton represents 0.03% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 292nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,690 people, the population of Swanton increased 11.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,307 people).

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

Communities Also Named Swanton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Swanton - they are located in California, Iowa, Maryland (2), Nebraska and Vermont.

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

Communities near Swanton ...

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

  • Toledo [Lucas County]
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    • Toledo [Lucas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Swanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 271,455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toledo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<8>
  • Bowling Green [Wood County]
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    • Bowling Green [Wood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Swanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<8>
  • Perrysburg [Wood County]
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    • Perrysburg [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Swanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perrysburg<8>
  • Sylvania [Lucas County]
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    • Sylvania [Lucas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Swanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,515 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvania<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maumee [Lucas County]
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      • Maumee [Lucas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Swanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumee<8>
    • Napoleon [Henry County]
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      • Napoleon [Henry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Swanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,147 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleon<8>
    • Wauseon [Fulton County]
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      • Wauseon [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Swanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,409 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wauseon<8>
    • Rossford [Wood County]
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      • Rossford [Wood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Swanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossford<8>
    • Waterville [Lucas County]
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      • Waterville [Lucas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Swanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<8>
    • Whitehouse [Lucas County]
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      • Whitehouse [Lucas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Swanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,932 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<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 Swanton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swanton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Swanton. See our Newspapers Page for Swanton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swanton ...

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

Adding Swanton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Swanton

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About Fulton County

About Ohio

The official website for Swanton: www.village.swanton.oh.us/

The official website for Fulton County: www.fultoncountyoh.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 Fulton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Swanton. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Swanton.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swanton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swanton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Swanton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SwantonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5837, Longitude: -83.8912       In this case, the coordinates for Swanton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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