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Welcome to Wauseon ...

The city of Wauseon is located in Fulton County<1> and is the County Seat for Fulton County.

The pronunciation of Wauseon: WAW-see-ahn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wauseon has a population of 7,423 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wauseon is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wauseon: (419) & (567)<5>

The ZIP code for Wauseon: 43567<6>

Websites for Wauseon ...

Official Website: www.wauseon.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wauseon had an population of 7,423 people. This is an increase of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wauseon had a population of 7,332 people (which is 17.17% of the total population of Fulton County). This makes Wauseon the county's most populous community.

The population of Wauseon represents 0.06% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,332 people, the population of Wauseon increased 3.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,091 people).

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

Communities near Wauseon ...

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

  • Napoleon [Henry County]
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    • Napoleon [Henry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Wauseon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,147 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleon<8>
  • Whitehouse [Lucas County]
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    • Whitehouse [Lucas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Wauseon
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<8>
  • Archbold [Fulton County]
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    • Archbold [Fulton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Wauseon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbold<8>
  • Swanton [Fulton County]
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    • Swanton [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Wauseon
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swanton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delta [Fulton County]
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      • Delta [Fulton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Wauseon
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<8>
    • Morenci [Lenawee County]
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      • Morenci [Lenawee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Wauseon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morenci 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 Morenci<8>
    • West Unity [Williams County]
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      • West Unity [Williams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Wauseon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,670 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Unity<8>
    • Stryker [Williams County]
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      • Stryker [Williams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Wauseon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stryker<8>
    • Fayette [Fulton County]
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      • Fayette [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Wauseon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,232 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<8>
    • Liberty Center [Henry County]
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      • Liberty Center [Henry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Wauseon
      • 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 Wauseon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wauseon.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wauseon. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wauseon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wauseon ...

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

Adding Wauseon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wauseon: www.wauseon.com/

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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wauseon. 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 Wauseon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wauseon - 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 Wauseon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wauseon 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' (or 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- Wauseon) 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 Wauseon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WauseonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wauseon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5492, Longitude: -84.1415    
<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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