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Auglaize County, Ohio

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Formed on February 14, 1848, Auglaize County was named from a French word meaning "clay-filled water." The county was originally parts of Allen and Mercer Counties.

Auglaize County is located in the western part of Ohio. Its county seat is Wapakoneta, which is the largest city in the county. The county's 402 square miles are predominantly rural, with approximately 116 people living in each square mile. Only 1.7 percent of the county was deemed to be urban.

Roughly 30% of Auglaize County's residents find employment in manufacturing positions. They especially produce rubber products, hydraulic equipment, radios, and television tubes. An additional twenty percent of the county's workforce is affiliated with either the state or local government or service industries.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages & Townships

  • Buckland
  • Clay
  • Cridersville
  • Duchouquet
  • German
  • Goshen
  • Jackson
  • Logan
  • Minster (Part)
  • Moulton
  • New Bremen
  • New Hampshire
  • New Knoxville
  • Noble
  • Pusheta
  • Saint John's
  • Saint Mary's
  • Salem
  • Union
  • Uniopolis
  • Wapakoneta (County Seat)
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Waynesville



Auglaize County Courthouse

Blume High School

The Adolph Boesel House

The Julius Boesel House

First Presbyterian Church of Wapakoneta

The H.E. Fledderjohann Property

Fort Amanda

The Fountain Hotel

The William Luelleman House

Minster Elementary School

The John H. Nichols House

The Hugh T. Rinehart House

The Manchester Round Barn

Uniopolis Town Hall

Dr. Elmer Williams House

The Charles Wintzer Building