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Erie county is located in northern Ohio on the shores of, naturally enough, Lake Erie and calls Sandusky its county seat. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 77,893, an increase of 1,112 over the 1990 census.

The most significant attractions in the county are the Cedar Point Amusement Park and the Lake Erie Islands near Sandusky. Other points of interest include Thomas Edison's birthplace near Berlin Heights in the eastern part of the county.

Of historical importance are the G. A. Boeckling, a side-paddlewheel steamboat docked in Sandusky, the Bavarian Brewery, the Boy with the Boot Fountain and the Red Popcorn Wagon, also in Sandusky and Old Jib's Corner, the Sail Loft, the Stagecoach Inn and the Steamboat Hotel in Vermilion (northeast county area).

Location: Sandusky Ohio

Other Ohio Counties nearby:
(Sandusky) Erie County
(Findlay) Hancock County
(Norwalk) Huron County
(Elyria) Lorain County
(Toledo) Lucas County
(Medina) Medina County

07/07 Coming to The Sandusky area
Park Street Festival Columbus OH June7-8 So many Food Trucks, so little time! Bringing you the best & most diverse food trucks in all of Ohio, all in one place!
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Annual Manchester Chicken Broil Manchester MI July18 Adelicious chicken dinner complete with half chicken, roll with butter, fresh made cole slaw with secret local recipe, radishes, chips and beverage. Entertainment and camaraderie are provided for your enjoyment along with an antique car show.
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival Dover OH August9-11 Our 24th Annual Festival Plate is honoring the 1962 Class A State Football Champions from Dennison Saint Mary's High School.
Italian-American Heritage Festival Warren OH August9-12 Bocce and morra tournaments, pasta sauce contest, homemade wine tasting.