Wyandot County

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Wyandot County, Ohio

109 S Sandusky Ave County Courthouse
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
Phone: (419) 294-1432
Fax: (419) 294-6414

In west-central OH; organized Feb 3, 1845 from Marion, Crawford, Hardin, and Hancock counties. Name Origin: For the Wyandot Indians, a tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name is thought to mean 'islanders' or 'those who live on a peninsula,' from their original home on island in the Saint Lawrence River and on a peninsula. Also spelled Wyandotte.

Area (sq mi):: 407.62 (land 405.61; water 2.01) Population per square mile: 56.20
Population 2005: 22,813 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 2.90% Population 2000: 22,908 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,170; median household $38,839; Population below poverty level: 5.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,582-$26,271
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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