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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 >>

2017 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

Fri6Oct
40th Annual Wasssenberg Photography Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Tue17Oct
40th Annual Wasssenberg Photography Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Wed18Oct
40th Annual Wasssenberg Photography Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Thu19Oct
40th Annual Wasssenberg Photography Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Fri20Oct
Queen of Bingo12:00 AM, American Legion Post 170 631 W. Main Street Van Wert, OH
Fri20Oct
31st Annual Van Wert County Apple Festival12:00 AM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington Street Van Wert
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