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Wert County is located in northwest Ohio's rich agricultural area, situated on the Ohio-Indiana border. The city of Van Wert, together with the surrounding communities, is recognized as a center for business growth and development, medical and cultural opportunities in northwest Ohio.
Major communities surrounding Van Wert County include Lima, Ohio - 20 miles east; Ft. Wayne, Indiana - 30 miles west; Dayton, Ohio - 80 miles south; and Toledo, Ohio - 85 miles north. Van Wert is located within a 350 mile radius of the Great Lakes, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Cincinnati, Louisville, Nashville, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, Toledo and Dayton. This central location illustrates the convenience of Van Wert manufacturing, sales and distribution to Midwestern industries.
The 26 mile section of Lincoln Highway that stretches through the county once formed the southern shore of Lake Erie.