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Wharton, Ohio
(Wyandot County)

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Welcome to Wharton ...

The pronunciation of Wharton: WAR-tuhn<1>

The village of Wharton is located in Wyandot County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wharton has a population of 344 people<2> (see below for details).

Wharton is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wharton had a population of 358 people. This makes Wharton the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 358 people, the population of Wharton decreased 12.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 409 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wharton had an population of 344 people. This is a decrease of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wharton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wharton and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Ada   [Map]   5,605   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arlington   [Map]   1,450   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carey   [Map]   3,577   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dunkirk   [Map]   847   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Findlay   [Map]   41,321   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Forest   [Map]   1,435   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wharton.

Communities Also Named Wharton ...

While we believe that this Wharton is located in Wyandot County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Wharton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Noble and Scioto County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 11 communities that are also named Wharton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wharton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wharton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wharton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wharton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wharton ...

Looking for more information about Wharton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Wharton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wharton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wharton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Wharton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Wyandot County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wharton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Wyandot County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wharton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wharton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Wharton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wharton) 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 Wharton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wharton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wharton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8613, Longitude: -83.4648     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wharton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wharton.


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