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Downtown Bryan

Bryan is a city in Northwest Ohio, and the county seat of Williams County.


Bryan was founded in 1840, and became a small manufacturing city by 1940. Bryan is sometimes known as the Fountain city.

Despite its small size, Bryan is the home of both Dum Dum lollipops, and the Etch a Sketch.

Get in[edit]

Map of Bryan (Ohio)

By car[edit]

I80/The Ohio Turnpike is a few miles north of Bryan. US6/SR2 passes by Bryan.

By train[edit]

  • 1 Amtrak Bryan Station (BYN). Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited between Chicago and the East Coast cities of Boston and New York City stops here, but the eastbound stop is scheduled past midnight at 1.45 AM. Bryan (Q4979929) on Wikidata Bryan station (Ohio) on Wikipedia

By bike[edit]

  • 2 Wabash Cannonball Trail. The Wabash Cannonball bike trail connects the nearby village of Montpelier to Wauseon. Wabash Cannonball Trail (Q18157377) on Wikidata Wabash Cannonball Trail on Wikipedia

By plane[edit]

  • 3 Williams County Airport. A General aviation airport. Williams County Airport (Q16903471) on Wikidata Williams County Airport on Wikipedia

The nearest commercial airport is Toledo Express Airport TOL IATA, but services are limited. The nearest major international airport is Detroit Metro Airport DTW IATA.

Get around[edit]


Williams County Courthouse
  • 1 Williams County Courthouse. A historic courthouse building in downtown Bryan.
  • Spangler Candy Museum, 400 N Portland St, +1 419-633-6439, toll-free: +1 888-636-4221. The Spangler Candy Company offers guided trolley tours through their candy factory, which manufactures lollipops. The gift shop sells single flavor bags of Dum Dums. $6 adults, $4 children. Spangler Candy Company (Q7573089) on Wikidata Spangler Candy Company on Wikipedia




Dum Dums lolipops are one of Bryan's claims to fame.
  • 1 Shaffer's Restaurant, 309 N Main St. 6AM-10PM. Has an American menu with a few Mexican options. Has a breakfast menu.
  • 2 El Mariachis.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Bryan
ChicagoElkhart  W Amtrak Lake Shore Limited icon.png E  ToledoCleveland
South BendElkhart ← Jct N I-69.svg S  W I-80.svgI-90.svgOhioTurnpike.svg E  WauseonToledo
GaryPortage ← Jct N I-69.svg S  W US 6.svg E  → Jct W US 24.svg EBowling Green
Fort Wayne ← becomes Indiana 37.svg  W OH-2.svg E  WauseonToledo

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