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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 >>

2019 VISITOR'S GUIDE

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

2016 Visitor's Guide

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mon22Apr
Let's Just Walk7:00 PM, North Reservoir Meet at Rotary Park) S. Washington St Van Wert, OH
Mon17Jun
Let's Just Walk7:00 PM, Van Wert Early Childhood Center 1020 Buckeye Drive Van Wert, OH
Tue18Jun
Annual Jun Art Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington St Van Wert, OH
Tue18Jun
Elks FREE Swim Day for ALL12:00 PM, Camp Clay Aqua Park 9196 Liberty Union Rd Van Wert, OH
Tue18Jun
Van Wert County Farmers Market3:00 PM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington St Van Wert, OH
Wed19Jun
Annual Jun Art Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington St Van Wert, OH
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