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Welcome to the Van Wert Area Convention and Visitors Bureau web site. We’re here to help you plan an enjoyable visit to the Van Wert area. We’re proud of our historical attractions, cultural activities, unique shopping venues and outstanding restaurants. We will assist with additional information or help plan your itinerary as we extend our “Welcome Home” greeting.

Why are we called Van Wert?

Van Wert is named in honor of Isaac Van Wart, a hero of the Revolutionary War. Born in the farm country of Greenbaugh, New York,near the village of Elmsford. Van Wart's exact birthdate is not recorded, but his tombstone declares that he died at the age of sixty nine. Read more >>


Events, Attractions, Dining, Shopping, Lodging and more! All right here in the communities of Van Wert County.

2016 Visitor's Guide


Preschool Art Show & Silent Auction5:30 PM, Kraut Memorial 1st United Methodist Church 113 W. Central Ave Van Wert, OH
Red Cross Blood Drive7:30 AM, Van Wert High School 10708 St. Rt. 118 Van Wert, OH
Red Cross Blood Drive9:00 AM, Jefferson High School 901 Wildcat Dr Delphos, OH
First Presbyterian Church Bake Sale8:00 AM, Van Wert County Court House 121 E. Main St Van Wert, OH
Comedy Night6:00 PM, Praise Point UB Church 555 Decatur Rd Willshire, OH
2nd Annual Chili Cook Off2:00 PM, Jennings Road Church of Christ 1124 Jennings Rd Van Wert.OH
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