Waterville Ohio Information

Waterville, OH

Incorporated in 1882, the village of Waterville, Ohio is located on the Maumee River some 12 miles west of Toledo.

The village’s 5,000 residents enjoy the quaint historic downtown restaurants and shops as well as six parks in the area.

One tourist attraction in the village is the Columbian House, built in 1828. During its existence, the building has served as a trading post, tavern, inn and restaurant. Waterville was also home to some of the first canal boats in Ohio, dating back to 1843.

Part of the Anthony Wayne School District, Waterville’s students consistently score high in the state’s proficiency tests and the district is rated as “excellent,” the highest rating in the State of Ohio. There are three elementary schools that house grades K thru 4, one middle school for grades 5 and 6, one junior high for grades 7 and 8 and one high school.

One of the fastest growing suburbs of Toledo, Waterville hosts several annual activities including the Roche de Boeuf Festival each September. This arts and crafts festival draws thousands to the two-day event.

Written by: Pam Ciepichal