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Discover home again at Van Wert County • Ohio

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 >>

2015 VISITOR'S GUIDE

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue25Aug
Robert Millard-Mendez Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center
Tue1Sep
Robert Millard-Mendez Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center
Thu3Sep
159th Annual Van Wert County Fair12:00 AM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds
Tue8Sep
Robert Millard-Mendez Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center
Fri11Sep
Ohio City Arts in the Park: Jarod Delgado7:00 PM, Ohio City Memorial Park
Tue15Sep
Robert Millard-Mendez Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center
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