city in Williams County, Ohio, United States

Bryan is a city in Northwest Ohio, and the county seat of Williams County.

Downtown Bryan


Bryan was founded in 1840, and became a small manufacturing city by 1940. Bryan is sometimes known as the Fountain city.

Despite its small size, Bryan is the home of both Dum Dum lollipops, and the Etch a Sketch.

Get inEdit

Map of Bryan (Ohio)

By carEdit

I80/The Ohio Turnpike is a few miles north of Bryan. US6/SR2 passes by Bryan.

By trainEdit

By bikeEdit

  • 2 Wabash Cannonball Trail. The Wabash Cannonball bike trail connects the nearby village of Montpelier to Wauseon.    

By planeEdit

The nearest commercial airport is Toledo Express Airport TOL IATA, but services are limited. The nearest major international airpot is Detroit Metro Airport DTW IATA.

Get aroundEdit


Williams County Courthouse
  • 1 Williams County Courthouse. A historic courthouse building in downtown Bryan.
  • Spangler Candy Museum, 400 N Portland St, +1 419-633-6439, toll-free: +1 888-636-4221. The Spangler Candy Company offers guided trolley tours through their candy factory, which manufactures lollipops. The gift shop sells single flavor bags of Dum Dums. $6 Adults, $4 Children.    




Dum Dums lolipops are one of Bryan's claims to fame.
  • 1 Shaffer's Restaurant, 309 N Main St. 6AM-10PM. Has an American menu with a few Mexican options. Has a breakfast menu.
  • Myro's Pizza Bistro, 336 W High St, +1 419-636-9898. Sells pizza, pasta, and subs.
  • 2 El Mariachis.




Go nextEdit

Routes through Bryan
ChicagoElkhart  W   E  ToledoCleveland
South BendElkhart ← Jct N   S  W     E  WauseonToledo
GaryPortage ← Jct N   S  W   E  → Jct W   EBowling Green
Fort Wayne ← becomes    W   E  WauseonToledo

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