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"Walleye Capital of the World"

Port Clinton is a city in Ottawa County, in the Toledo metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after NY Gov. DeWitt Clinton

The latitude of Port Clinton is 41.511N. The longitude is -82.937W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,316.


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Median household income
Local
$35,564
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Port Clinton demographic reports
Port Clinton is on Lake Erie, at the mouth of the Portage River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Walleye Festival - May 24-27, 2007
  • Perch, Peach, Polka & Pierogie Festival - Sept. 1-2, 2007
  • Harvest Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Port Clinton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Erie Islands State Park
Historic sites and museums: Ottawa County Historical Museum

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Port Clinton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Clinton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Clinton was $19,177, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Port Clinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Port Clinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $815.


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Libraries in Port Clinton include Ida Rupp Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Port Clinton include Port Clinton Beacon, Port Clinton News Herald

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Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Clinton political report.

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

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Hotels in Port Clinton include Best Budget Inn & Suites, Best Western, Comfort Inn Port Clinton, Days Inn Port Clinton, Fairfield Inn, Harbor Side Condos, Holiday Inn Express, Our Guest Inn, Ourguest Inn & Suites, Super 8 Port Clinton ... More hotels.

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