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Fremont is a city in Sandusky County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after John C. Fremont, explorer and presidential candidate

The latitude of Fremont is 41.350N. The longitude is -83.121W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,236.


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Median household income
Local
$34,051
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fremont demographic reports
Fremont is on the Sandusky River.
Former and merged names include:
· Lower Sandusky
· Croghanville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 40. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· President Rutherford B. Hayes
Local festivals include:
  • Sandusky County Fair - Aug. 21-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fremont web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Colleges and universities: Terra State Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fremont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sandusky County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43420 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Fremont residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fremont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fremont was $16,014, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Fremont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fremont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.


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Libraries in Fremont include Birchard Public Library of Sandusky County ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fremont include Fremont News-Messenger

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Sandusky County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fremont political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Fremont workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fremont between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Fremont include Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Great Lakes Motel, Holiday Inn, Travelodge.

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