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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

Sat27May
Camp Clay Aqua Park Opens12:00 AM, YMCA Camp Clay 9196 Liberty Union Road Van Wert OH
Sat26Aug
Farm & Art Market10:00 AM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Wed30Aug
161st Van Wert County Fair12:00 AM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington Street Van Wert OH
Sat2Sep
Farm & Art Market10:00 AM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Sun3Sep
102nd Annual Gymanfa Ganu7:00 PM, Salem Presbyterian Church 15240 Main St Venedocia, OH
Fri8Sep
Fall Pioneer Camp9:00 AM, YMCA Camp Clay 9196 Liberty Union Rd Van Wert
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