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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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.
Born in Auglaize County, Ohio, he learned to fly as a boy and flew 78 combat missions in Korea as a Carrier-based Naval Aviator.
The equipment was great and we had no problems election night, except one minor one with voter registration, and it was my fault and we fixed it," said Jean Burklo of Auglaize County, Ohio.