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Welcome to Waterville ...

The village of Waterville is located in Lucas County<1>.

The pronunciation of Waterville: WAH-ter-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waterville has a population of 5,548 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Waterville is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Waterville: 43566<6>

Websites for Waterville ...

Official Website: www.waterville.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waterville had an population of 5,548 people. This is an increase of 0.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waterville had a population of 5,523 people. This makes Waterville the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Waterville represents 0.05% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,523 people, the population of Waterville increased 14.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,828 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waterville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Waterville - they are located in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts (2), Minnesota, New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec (2), Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Waterville ...

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

  • Toledo [Lucas County]
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    • Toledo [Lucas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Waterville
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Waterville
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Waterville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perrysburg<8>
  • Oregon [Lucas County]
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    • Oregon [Lucas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Waterville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylvania [Lucas County]
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      • Sylvania [Lucas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Waterville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvania<8>
    • Maumee [Lucas County]
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      • Maumee [Lucas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Waterville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumee have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumee<8>
    • Rossford [Wood County]
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      • Rossford [Wood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Waterville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossford have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossford<8>
    • Northwood [Wood County]
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      • Northwood [Wood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Waterville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northwood<8>
    • Ottawa Hills [Lucas County]
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      • Ottawa Hills [Lucas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Waterville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ottawa Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottawa Hills
    • Swanton [Fulton County]
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      • Swanton [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Waterville
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterville ...

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

Adding Waterville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Lucas County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waterville: www.waterville.org/

The official website for Lucas County: www.co.lucas.oh.us/

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 Lucas, 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 Waterville. 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 Waterville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterville - 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 village (such as Waterville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waterville 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterville) 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 Waterville. 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 WatervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5007, Longitude: -83.7198    
<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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