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Van Wert is a city in Northwest Ohio. It is the county seat of Van Wert County, Ohio, USA.


Visitor Information[edit]

Get in[edit]

Map of Van Wert (Ohio)

By car[edit]

Get around[edit]


Downtown Van Wert


Fountain Park



Besides the Walmart and the Van Wert Towne Center on Van Wert's northside, the people of Van Wert, Ohio must travel anywhere from 40 minutes to 1 hour northwest on U.S. Route 30 to the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana to get to the closet major shopping mall and biggest retail shopping area.

  • 1 Van Wert Town Center. Shopping center. Despite the name, it's on the north end of town.



There are plenty of choices for alcohol. Most grocery stores carry it, as well as the gas stations, drive-throughs and convenience stores.



Brumback Library
  • 1 United States Post Office, Main Office, 314 E. Main St, +1 419 238-1678, fax: +1 419-238-6270. M-F 8:30AM to 4:30PM; Sa 9AM to noon. Package and shipping price varies.
  • 2 Brumback Library, Main Branch, 215 W Main St, +1 419 238-2168. M-Th 9:30AM to 7:30PM; F 9:30AM to 5PM; Sa 9:30AM to 3:30PM. The main library offers free Internet access, although you may have to obtain a library card first. A historic library stylized like a Gothic castle, and the first free public library in the USA to serve an entire county. Brumback Library (Q14716379) on Wikidata Brumback Library on Wikipedia




  • Times Bulletin. The only daily newspaper published in the Van Wert area. The Times Bulletin (Q7769400) on Wikidata The Times Bulletin on Wikipedia

Go next[edit]

  • Fort Wayne is about 40 minutes northwest on U.S. Route 30.
  • Mansfield is about 1 hour and 54 minutes east on U.S. Route 30.
  • Canton is about 3 hours east on U.S. Route 30.
Routes through Van Wert
Fort WayneConvoy  W  E  DelphosLima via
LansingJackson  N  S  → Jct W EHamiltonCincinnati
Ends at Huntington  W  E  FindlayAkron

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