Quality of Life in Gibsonburg, Ohio
Veh & Sons Furniture, family owned for generations is a testimonial to the Gibsonburg community and the people in the community that work together to make Gibsonburg a great place to live and do business
A safe, rural, hardworking community
Public Safety Service Memorial built with over 7,000lbs of recovered steel from the North World Trade Center. Located in Williams Park, Gibsonburg
North Coast Inland Trail - Buckeye Trail, is a paved path for non-motorized vehicles and pedestrians that spans all of Sandusky County and a trailhead is located just a few minutes from Gibsonburg.
White Star Park & Quarry is a scuba diving hot-spot with sapphire clear-blue water that offers divers a glympse back at the limestone mining past and other hidden treasures waiting for divers to discover.
Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a great resource to get information about Gibsonburg's and Sandusky County’s parks, restaurants and attractions. With the county being located so close to Lake Erie (15 min), the Lake Erie Island ferries (19 min) and Cedar Point (35 min), we are close to it all while still remaining rural and friendly. We are also easy to get to, just off exit 91 of the Ohio Turnpike.
There is so much to see and do in Sandusky County and located just 10 minutes from Gibsonburg is Fremont, Ohio, http://www.fremontohio.org. Fremont is located in the center of Sandusky County and was home to our Nation's 19th President, Rutherford B. Hayes. The Hayes home, museum and library, which sits on his 25 acre estate boast the honor of being our nation's first presidential library. http://rbhayes.org. The Hayes Center is open daily and tours are given of the home, museum and library. There is also the Historic Sandusky County Jail and 1840’s era Dungeon that is fascinating to tour, event dates are limited but well worth the time to plan your schedule to accommodate. Schedules can be found at: http://www.sanduskycounty.org.
We also have beautiful parks and recreation areas, many located along the Sandusky River. Each spring, anglers from all across the country make their way to Fremont, Ohio for the walleye and white bass spring fish runs. Connecting many of the towns across Sandusky County is the North Coast Inland Bike Trail. This paved path takes non-motorized bicyclists across the county and through some of the most beautiful Ohio landscapes that can only be seen from the trail.
Located at the east end of the county is Bellevue, Ohio, http://www.cityofbellevue.com. In Bellevue, you can visit the Mad River Railroad museum, http://www.madrivermuseum.org, to see a lasting tribute to the American Railroad system and walk through and around dozens of railcars including Cabooses and engines. For those who want to put on their hiking shoes, we suggest a guided tour of Seneca Caverns, http://www.senecacavernsohio.com, or a walk through Historic Lyme Village, http://www.lymevillage.com.
To the west of Gibsonburg, Ohio, is Woodville, Ohio, http://villageofwoodville.com. This quaint little town has family style restaurants and mom & pop shops, where employees still know their customers by name and spoil them with excellent customer service.
In Gibsonburg, be sure to make a stop at Williams Park to see the Public Safety Service 9/11 Memorial that has a piece of the World Trade Center's North Tower incorporated into its design. Also in the park is the Veteran's Museum and Sculpture in the Village.
In the northwest part of the county is Lindsey, Ohio. Located just on the edge of town is the Wilson Nature Center on Creek Bend Farm, http://www.lovemyparks.com. This recently constructed nature center was built on a Depression Era farm and homestead and allows visitors to learn about Ohio's natural world. Interact with creatures both big and small and wander about this beautiful farm to discover hidden treasures around every bend. The bird watching is amazing each spring and fall. During the migration, tropical birds make their way across Ohio as they travel to and from South America from their breeding grounds in Canada.
Last but not least is Clyde, Ohio, http://clydeohio.org, home to Civil War General James Birdseye McPherson. Here you can visit and tour McPherson's home, tour the Clyde Museum and grab a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants located in the community.
Whatever you’re into, Sandusky County has something for everyone! We will see you in Sandusky County!
Gibsonburg and the Sandusky County Area
Being known as a safe and friendly community is also important to the Gibsonburg administration. The overall crime rate in Gibsonburg is 50% lower than the national average.* We encourage you to stop by for a visit, then settle in for a lifetime.
* According to national crime statistics compiled by www.areavibes.com
Gibsonburg Ohio Community Spotlight on Veh & Sons Furniture and Kirwen's Supermarket
Newcomer packet is available for download and contains valuable information about the Gibsonburg and Sandusky County area. A wealth of information for individuals and businesses looking to visit or relocate to the area. Packet courtesy of the Sandusky County Visitors Bureau.
Gibsonburg Public Services
Information courtesy of the Sandusky County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Additional community resources can be found by visiting their website at www.sanduskycounty.org
Kirwen's Supermarket is another family owned Gibsonburg business, Owner Andy Kirwen give an inside look at his supermarket and a glimpse of everyday life in Gibsonburg, Ohio.