city in and county seat of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States

For other places with the same name, see Fremont (disambiguation).

Fremont is a city in Ohio Erie shore west. It is the county seat of Sandusky County. Although Fremont has a rich, historic history, today many visitors come to Fremont to wade in and fish the Sandusky River. This is especially true at spawning time, when the river and banks are loaded with fishermen and State Wildlife Inspectors. Fremont is a beautiful city, with well maintained residential neighborhoods. Due to the location, it is a destination for those who enjoy Lake Erie and would prefer to be a bit away from the lake front and the little bit faster pace of life.

Sandusky River

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Freemont can be reached through SR 20 NW/SE or SR 53 N/S

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  • 1 North Coast Inland Trail (access at Clyde or E. Side Biggs-Kettner Park). Paved hike/bike path which connects to Clyde and Bellevue. Also connects to Lorain and Huron County.    

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Map of Fremont (Ohio)

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Roads are well maintained, driving is easy by car or motorcycle.

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If you are trying to access the Sandusky River, the only marina between here and Lake Erie can be accessed by the 1st road south of the turnpike on the east side of the road. There are also three public boat ramps to the north along the river before Sandusky Bay.

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Hayes Presidential Library
  • 1 Hayes Presidential Center (Spiegel Grove), 712 North St, +1 419 332-2081. The first American Presidential Library. Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United States and Mrs. Hayes are buried on the grounds at Spiegel Grove. Spans 26 acres, includes his home, his tomb, the Presidential Library and Museum.    
  • 2 Mull Covered Bridge (East of Wolf Creek Park on County Road 9.). A historic wooden covered bridge constructed in 1851.    
  • 3 Frederick Fabing House. A historic house built in the second empire style.    
  • 4 Soldiers and McKinley Memorial Parkways. A historic neighborhood.    
  • 5 Sandusky County Historical Museum, 514 Birchard Ave, +1 419-332-0303.
  • A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 starts at 3:12PM local time and lasts 4 min. The chances of a clear sky are 30%. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico and Texas to Ohio, then along the Canada–New England border.

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The Hayes Presidential Center has numerous events throughout the year, including History Mystery and the Hayes Civil War Encampment on the grounds, in early October of each year.

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Outside the city, many farmers sell their own fresh produce at their farms.

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Preserved Courthouse

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Routes through Fremont
ToledoPerrysburg  W     E  MilanCleveland/Akron
Bowling Green ← Jct N   S  W   E  SanduskyCleveland
ToledoPerrysburg  W   E  BellevueCleveland
Upper SanduskyTiffin  S   N  Port ClintonCatawba Island

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