Van Wert County (OH)

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Van Wert County, Ohio
Map of Van Wert County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels.PNG
Map of Van Wert County
County Number 81
OSP District Findlay
OSP Post 81 (Van Wert)
ODOT District 1 (Lima)
MARCS Zone 2
NWS Office Northern Indiana
FIPS Code 39161

Van Wert County Database
Van Wert County Live Audio
Ohio Forum

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Van Wert County, OH

Van Wert is a rural county located in west central Ohio. It is named in honor of Isaac Van Wart who was a militiaman from New York during the Revolutionary War. He participated In the capture of Major John Andre in 1780. Andre was eventually hanged as a spy for assisting in General Benedict Arnold’s attempt to surrender the fort at West Point, New York. Van Wert County is the only so named county within the United States.

There are two cities in Van Wert County, Delphos and the county seat of Van Wert. Van Wert County also hosts 8 villages and 12 townships.


  • Convoy
  • Elgin
  • Middle Point
  • Ohio City
  • Scott
  • Venedocia
  • Willshire
  • Wren


  • Harrison
  • Hoaglin
  • Jackson
  • Jennings
  • Liberty
  • Pleasant
  • Ridge
  • Tully
  • Union
  • Washington
  • Willshire
  • York

Public Safety Communications

Public Safety radio communications in Van Wert County utilize VHF High Band and UHF.


County Fire Stations

  • 20 - Scott
  • 30 - Convoy
  • 40 - Ohio City
  • 70 - Wren Fire
  • 80 - Middle Point

Van Wert County Fire Codes

1 Out of service

2 In service

3 Enroute to hospital - quiet run

4 Enroute to hospital/scene - hot run

7 Request additional squad(s)

8 DOA - request coroner

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Van Wert County is served by OSP Post 81 Van Wert, located at 10234 Van Wert-Decatur Road. All communications use the Ohio MARCS statewide system.