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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)