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Auglaize County, Ohio


Home of Neil Armstrong

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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Wapakoneta is approximately 9,531 (2004), 9867 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,057 (2000), 4037 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wapakoneta is 11.32 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Wapakoneta is 5.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.143 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wapakoneta to Washington DC is 410 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 77 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wapakoneta is positioned 40.57 degrees north of the equator and 84.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wapakoneta elevation is 895 feet above sea level.
Wapakoneta median income is $ 38,531 (2000).
The Wapakoneta median home price is $ 79,300 (2000).
Wapakoneta average annual precipitation is 47 inches peryear.
Wapakoneta average annual snowfall is 25 inches per year.
Wapakoneta average temperature is 51 degrees F.


in west-central Ohio about fifteen miles southwest of Lima. Other nearby communities include Buckland, Cridersville, Botkins, Uniopolis, Fort Shawnee, New Knoxville and Anna.
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seasonal. Here is a current weather page for the area. Winter temperatures average around 30 degrees while summer temperatures average about 70 degrees. More precipitation falls during the summer months though moisture falls consistently throughout the year. Humidity remains high yearround.
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History & History Related Items

The town of Wapakoneta was chartered on March 2, 1849

Here is a history page for Wapakoneta. Also try this history page.
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The incorporation of Wapakoneta



The sister cities of Wapakoneta.

Armstrong Air and Space Museum
PO Box 1978
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Phone: 419-738-8811

Learn more about Wapakoneta at this site.

Summer Moon Festival
Held each summer in July to celebrate the area's heritage.

Neil Armstrong
Wapakoneta was the home town of Neil Armstrong. On 20 July 1969, he was the first man on the moon.
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Wapakoneta City Government

City of Wapakoneta
701 Parlette Court
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Mayor: 419-738-6111
The city has a Council-Mayor form of government. There are eight elected members of the council, an elected mayor and other elected offices.

Wapakoneta is the county seat of Auglaize County.

Wapakoneta Chamber

Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce
16 East Auglaize Street
PO Box 208
Wapakoneta OH 45895
Phone: 419-738-2911
Fax: 419-739-2298

Wapakoneta Organizations

Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce
16 East Auglaize Street
PO Box 208
Wapakoneta OH 45895
Phone: 419-738-2911
Fax: 419-739-2298

Wapakoneta Schools

Wapakoneta City Schools
1102 Gardenia Street
Phone: (419) 739-2900
Fax: (419) 739-2918

Saint Joseph Catholic School
1101 Lincoln Avenue
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895
Phone: (419) 738-3311 Wapakoneta


The population of Wapakoneta was:
1850 - 504
1880 - 2,100
1990 - 9,214
2000 - 9,474
2004 - 9,531

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