Thinking about retiring in Fremont, Ohio? Our town has 8 beautiful parks and 3+ miles along the Sandusky River.
Fremont (formerly Lower Sandusky) is a city in and the county seat of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States, located along the west bank of the Sandusky River. It is about 40 miles from Toledo. The population was 16,734 at the 2010 census.
Our city was the home of Rutherford B. Hayes, who served as President of the United States from 1877 to 1881. The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center was the first presidential library and is one of the focal points of the city. The National Arbor Day Foundation designated Fremont as a Tree City USA.
Our landmarks include:
- Birchard Public Library (built in a park at the former site of Fort Stephenson)
- H. J. Heinz Company ketchup factory (the world’s largest ketchup factory)
- Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
- Sandusky County Jail and Sheriff’s House
- Spiegel Grove
- Fremont Speedway