Situated along the upper reaches of the Sandusky River, Upper Sandusky is a beautiful small city that is poised for growth thanks to its location along major highway routes plus its proximity to air and rail services. Even with its rich history grounded in the Native American legacy, the people of Upper Sandusky are always looking toward the future.
Upper Sandusky is served by US highways 23 and 30 as well as State highways 53, 67, 182 and 199.
The original Upper Sandusky was established in the 1790s and inhabited by the Wyandot Indians. They lived here until 1842, after which time Upper Sandusky promptly became the Wyandot County seat in 1843. It is referred to as "Upper" because of its location on the Sandusky River. The community prospered during the 19th and 20th centuries due to its convenient location along various transportation routes. Multiple industries located in Upper Sandusky kept the town thriving through the 1990s and into the 21st century.
Average high temperatures get up to 84 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Average lows drop to 16 degrees in January. Precipitation has a monthly average of 3.31 inches. Annual snowfall averages 39.5 inches.
5 public schools plus 1 private school offer education to area students. Higher education is provided by a number of institutions within 60 miles, including the University of Findlay, Ohio Northern University, Bowling Green State University, Otterbein College, Capital University and the University of Toledo.
Wyandot Memorial Hospital serves local health care needs.
Head out on the Sandusky River and try to catch some of the impressive native fish. From white bass to walleye to catfish, you can reel in some big ones here. Less common species include largemouth bass, steelhead, northern pike, yellow bullhead, bluegill and more.
On nearly 33 acres of picturesque property, Harrison State Park rests by the eastern edge of town. This park offers visitors a large public swimming pool, a lovely pond, numerous picnic shelters, softball diamonds, basketball & tennis courts, a sand volleyball court and several playgrounds for children.
There are also other, smaller parks located in the vicinity of Upper Sandusky. Visit Stepping Stone Park or Bicentennial Park to find more beautiful, rolling land with facilities for outdoor recreation.
Golf aficionados will appreciate both the Lincoln Hills Golf Club and the Stone Crossing Golf Club, a pair of 18-hole courses in town that have been well-manicured and feature slightly sloped/elevated greens.
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