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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 >>


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

2016 Visitor's Guide


Camp Clay Aqua Park Opens12:00 AM, YMCA Camp Clay 9196 Liberty Union Road Van Wert OH
The Lion King12:00 AM, Van Wert Civic Theater 118 S. Racfe Street Van Wert, OH
51st Annual Willshire Days12:00 AM, Willshire Park Hogan Street Willshire OH
Willshire Homecoming12:00 AM, Willshire Community Park Hogan Street Willshire, OH
61st Annual June Art Show1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Farm & Art Market10:00 AM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
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