Auglaize county is located in western Ohio and calls Wapakoneta its county seat. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 47,167, an increase of 2,582 over the 1990 census.
The county, whose settlers began arriving shortly after 1830, was officially created in 1848 from portions of Allen and Mercer counties.
As an interesting side note, Mastadon bones were discovered at least three times between 1870 and 1880. Not counting the tusks or tail, the skeleton measured 19 1/2 feet long, the tusks measured 12 feet long and was estimated to be 13 to 14 feet high.
Other Ohio Counties nearby:
(Lima) Allen County
(Wapakoneta) Auglaize County
(Urbana) Champaign County
(Greenville) Darke County
(Findlay) Hancock County
(Kenton) Hardin County
10/17 Coming to The Wapakoneta area
Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.