Ottawa County, Ohio

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Ottawa County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,428.[1] The county seat is Port Clinton.[2] The county is named either for the Ottawa Indians who lived there, or for an Indian word meaning "trader".[3]

Ottawa County was formed on March 6, 1840 from parts of Erie, Lucas and Sandusky counties.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Ottawa County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Archived from the original on December 3, 2007. Retrieved April 28, 2007.