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Fulton County, Ohio

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Fulton County is a county located in the US state of Ohio west of Toledo As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,6982 Its county seat is Wauseon3 The county was created in 1850 with land from Henry, Lucas, and Williams counties4 and is named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat5

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
    • 21 Adjacent counties
    • 22 Protected Areas
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 2000 census
    • 32 2010 census
  • 4 Politics
  • 5 Transportation
    • 51 Airport
    • 52 Highways
  • 6 Communities
    • 61 City
    • 62 Villages
    • 63 Townships
    • 64 Census-designated places
    • 65 Unincorporated communities
  • 7 See also
  • 8 References
  • 9 External links

Historyedit

The first seat of justice in Fulton County was Ottokee, located there because of its central location in the county A wooden courthouse was built in 18516

However, a railroad was built further south Wauseon sprung up in 1854 when the railroad was extended to that point, and incorporated in 18597 With the commercial success that the railroad brought to Wauseon, the citizens of the county voted to move the county seat to Wauseon in 18716 The Fulton County Courthouse was built in 18728

1851 Railroad map: Ottokee is the county seat of justice9 
1890 Railroad map: Wauseon is now the county seat10 

Geographyedit

The Tiffin River near Goll Woods State Nature Preserve

Fulton County is part of the Toledo Metropolitan Area

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 407 square miles 1,050 km2, of which 405 square miles 1,050 km2 is land and 18 square miles 47 km2 04% is water11

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Lenawee County, Michigan north
  • Lucas County east
  • Henry County south
  • Williams County west
  • Hillsdale County, Michigan northwest

Protected Areasedit

  • Fulton Pond Wildlife Area
  • Goll Woods State Nature Preserve
  • Harrison Lake State Park
  • Maumee State Forest
  • Tiffin River Wildlife Area
  • Wabash Cannonball Trail

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1850 7,781
1860 14,043 805%
1870 17,789 267%
1880 21,053 183%
1890 22,023 46%
1900 22,801 35%
1910 23,914 49%
1920 23,445 −20%
1930 23,477 01%
1940 23,626 06%
1950 25,580 83%
1960 29,301 145%
1970 33,071 129%
1980 37,751 142%
1990 38,498 20%
2000 42,084 93%
2010 42,698 15%
Est 2016 42,514 −04%
US Decennial Census13
1790-196014 1900-199015
1990-200016 2010-20132

2000 censusedit

As of the census17 of 2000, there were 42,084 people, 15,480 households, and 11,687 families residing in the county The population density was 104 people per square mile 40/km² There were 16,232 housing units at an average density of 40 per square mile 15/km² The racial makeup of the county was 9565% White, 024% Black or African American, 026% Native American, 042% Asian, 004% Pacific Islander, 231% from other races, and 108% from two or more races 576% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 15,480 households out of which 3710% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 6320% were married couples living together, 820% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2450% were non-families 2110% of all households were made up of individuals and 940% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 269 and the average family size was 313

In the county, the population was spread out with 2830% under the age of 18, 770% from 18 to 24, 2870% from 25 to 44, 2260% from 45 to 64, and 1270% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 36 years For every 100 females there were 9560 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 9330 males

The median income for a household in the county was $44,074, and the median income for a family was $50,952 Males had a median income of $36,180 versus $25,137 for females The per capita income for the county was $18,999 About 400% of families and 540% of the population were below the poverty line, including 610% of those under age 18 and 460% of those age 65 or over

2010 censusedit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 42,698 people, 16,188 households, and 11,942 families residing in the county18 The population density was 1053 inhabitants per square mile 407/km2 There were 17,407 housing units at an average density of 429 per square mile 166/km219 The racial makeup of the county was 949% white, 04% black or African American, 04% Asian, 03% American Indian, 24% from other races, and 15% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 78% of the population18 In terms of ancestry, 455% were German, 119% were Irish, 107% were English, 69% were Polish, and 62% were American20

Of the 16,188 households, 346% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 598% were married couples living together, 93% had a female householder with no husband present, 262% were non-families, and 223% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 261 and the average family size was 305 The median age was 399 years18

The median income for a household in the county was $50,717 and the median income for a family was $59,090 Males had a median income of $42,561 versus $30,070 for females The per capita income for the county was $22,804 About 85% of families and 105% of the population were below the poverty line, including 144% of those under age 18 and 54% of those age 65 or over21

Politicsedit

For over 80 years, Fulton County has voted for Republican candidates for president 22

Presidential Elections Results23
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 642% 13,709 284% 6,069 74% 1,575
2012 551% 11,738 426% 9,073 23% 499
2008 531% 11,689 450% 9,900 19% 424
2004 621% 13,640 375% 8,224 04% 90
2000 611% 11,546 360% 6,805 29% 545
1996 486% 8,703 372% 6,662 142% 2,542
1992 445% 8,358 297% 5,576 259% 4,870
1988 663% 10,230 329% 5,076 08% 122
1984 726% 11,412 268% 4,217 06% 101
1980 647% 9,519 270% 3,972 83% 1,216
1976 609% 7,891 375% 4,850 16% 208
1972 686% 8,387 296% 3,615 19% 232
1968 641% 7,817 274% 3,338 85% 1,033
1964 516% 5,973 484% 5,604
1960 748% 9,695 252% 3,274
1956 775% 9,030 225% 2,622
1952 782% 9,191 218% 2,565
1948 707% 6,523 290% 2,672 04% 35
1944 794% 8,258 206% 2,147
1940 774% 8,653 226% 2,530
1936 602% 6,152 350% 3,582 48% 490
1932 480% 4,487 500% 4,673 20% 184
1928 777% 6,416 217% 1,788 06% 49
1924 696% 4,951 187% 1,333 117% 834
1920 739% 6,111 248% 2,049 13% 111
1916 530% 2,933 453% 2,507 18% 97
1912 176% 929 343% 1,805 481% 2,531
1908 612% 3,608 362% 2,131 26% 153
1904 691% 3,593 279% 1,448 30% 157
1900 595% 3,457 389% 2,262 16% 92
1896 560% 3,227 428% 2,464 13% 73
1892 553% 2,808 378% 1,919 68% 347
1888 557% 2,901 384% 1,997 59% 308
1884 569% 2,848 380% 1,904 51% 253
1880 607% 2,912 372% 1,787 21% 102
1876 620% 2,697 367% 1,597 13% 57
1872 716% 2,210 268% 826 17% 52

Transportationedit

Airportedit

Fulton County Airport is a public use airport located four nautical miles 5 mi, 7 km north of the central business district of Wauseon, Ohio It is owned by the Fulton County Commissioners24

Highwaysedit

  • Ohio Turnpike
    • I-80
    • I-90
  • US 20
  • US 20A
  • US 127
  • SR 2
  • SR 64
  • SR 66
  • SR 108
  • SR 109
  • SR 120

Communitiesedit

Map of Fulton County, Ohio with Municipal and Township Labels

Cityedit

  • Wauseon county seat

Villagesedit

  • Archbold
  • Delta
  • Fayette
  • Lyons
  • Metamora
  • Swanton

Townshipsedit

  • Amboy
  • Chesterfield
  • Clinton
  • Dover
  • Franklin
  • Fulton
  • German
  • Gorham
  • Pike
  • Royalton
  • Swan Creek
  • York

Census-designated placesedit

  • Pettisville
  • Tedrow

Unincorporated communitiesedit

  • Advance
  • Ai
  • Assumption
  • Brailey
  • Burlington
  • Denson
  • Dutch Ridge
  • Eckley
  • Elmira
  • Inlet
  • Lytton
  • Oakshade
  • Ottokee
  • Powers
  • Seward
  • South Delta
  • Thelma
  • Winameg
  • Zone

See alsoedit

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Fulton County, Ohio

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Fulton County" PDF Ohio Department of Development Retrieved 2007-04-28 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 7, 2015 
  3. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Archived from the original on 2011-05-31 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  4. ^ http://wwwgenealogyinccom/ohio/maps/
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry 1905 The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States Govt Print Off p 133 
  6. ^ a b Aldrich, Lewis Cass 1888 History of Henry and Fulton counties, Ohio : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers Syracuse, N Y: D Mason & Co, Publishers pp 288–289 
  7. ^ Reighard, Frank H 1920 A Standard History of Fulton County, Ohio Volume 1 Lewis Publishing Company p 209 
  8. ^ Hellmann, Paul T May 13, 2013 "Historical Gazetteer of the United States" Routledge p 876 Retrieved 30 November 2013 
  9. ^ Railroad & township map of Ohio Map Library of Congress 1851 Retrieved 11 April 2016 
  10. ^ J A Norton, Ohio commissioner of railroads & telegraphs 1890 Railroad map of Ohio Map Retrieved 11 April 2016 
  11. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Archived from the original on May 4, 2014 Retrieved February 7, 2015 
  12. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  13. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved February 7, 2015 
  14. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved February 7, 2015 
  15. ^ Forstall, Richard L, ed March 27, 1995 "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 7, 2015 
  16. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau April 2, 2001 Retrieved February 7, 2015 
  17. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2013-09-11 Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  18. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  19. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  20. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  21. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  22. ^ "Fulton County, OH - Official Website - Election Results" wwwfultoncountyohcom Retrieved 2017-07-29 
  23. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS
  24. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for USE Form 5010 PDF Federal Aviation Administration Effective May 31, 2012

External linksedit

  • Fulton County Government's website
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