Auglaize County

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Auglaize County, Ohio

201 Willipie St Suite 211
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Phone: (419) 738-4219
Fax: (419) 738-7953

In west-central OH, south of Lima; organized Feb 14, 1848 from Allen and Mercer counties. Name Origin: For the Auglaize River, which traverses it; from French 'at the stream' or 'at the lick,' with possible reference to a salt lick; or from an Indian word meaning 'fallen timbers.'

Area (sq mi):: 401.72 (land 401.25; water 0.47) Population per square mile: 117.70
Population 2005: 47,242 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 46,611 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,593; median household $43,367; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,002-$28,789
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Biological and water quality study of Armstrong Creek and the Miami--Erie Canal (Veyance Technologies), 2012: Auglaize county, Ohio.
The Wallpaper Project's play, Ordinary Heroes, is based on oral history interviews with residents of Auglaize County, Ohio.
Annette Lutz, who operates a vending facility at an interstate rest area on I-75 in Auglaize County, Ohio, said: "I do not know how I will contribute to supporting my family if this legislation passes, since I rely on the income from the vending machines that I'm permitted to operate to pay our bills and raise my child.