Putnam County

Ottawa, OH - County Seat

 



1206 E. Second St. Phone : 419-523-5159  
Ottawa, OH 45875 Fax : 419-523-3192

 


  Putnam County's State Rank in Production (2012 Statistics):

            1st in Processing Tomatoes - 31.08 tons/acre (2007)

            1st in Wheat - 65.8 bushels/acre

            4th in Soybeans - 48.6 bushels/acre

            18th in Corn - 116.9 bushels/acre

            6th in Alfalfa - 3.35 tons/acre

            3rd in Hogs and Pigs

            18th in Dairy - 4,500

            33rd in Cattle and Calves - 13,500 

            46th in Sheep and Lambs - 1,000

    25th in Cash rent - $132/acre

 

      Population - 34,744


      Area - 483.9 Sq. Miles


      Prime Farmland - Eighty - five (85) percent of all agricultural land is considered to be on Prime Farmland Soils.  Prime Farmland Soils are considered the best suited for producing the highest yields of crops with minimal inputs of energy and economic resources and results in the least damage to the environment.  Total land in farms is 295,000 acres.

    

  Average Size of Farm:                           Number of Farms:

            1999 - 203 acres                                        1999 - 1460 Farms

            2001 - 206 acres                                        2001 - 1430 Farms

            2005 - 239 acres                                        2005 - 1300 Farms

    2010 - 225 acres      2010 - 1,310 Farms

   

  Putnam County Has:

        1003.10 miles of Open Ditch and Tile Drainage

        Miles of Road - 

                        188.05 - State

                        333.47 - County   

                        619.15 - Township


  Major Streams:

        Auglaize River        30.6 miles

        Blanchard River       38.25 miles

        Ottawa River            20.50 miles

        Little Auglaize          8.2 miles

        Sugar Creek             10.2 miles

        Riley Creek               8.7 miles

        Total:                     116.45 miles