Overview of Archbold
The village of Archbold, Ohio has a small-town feel but has seen economic development over the years. It is in Fulton County and is situated near the Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan border, offering its approximately 4,300 residents close proximity to many amenities. Because of its citizens' strength and behavior, the town was named by the Northwest Ohio Character Council as a "Community of Character." People looking for Archbold apartments for rent will find a community-oriented town with many opportunities.
Living in Archbold, OH
Archbold was named after James Archbald, who was chief engineer on the Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad. He connected Toledo, Ohio, to Indiana, which helped the Archbold area prosper. The village was incorporated in 1866 and many of its residents were of German, Swiss, and French ancestry.
Archbold today supports nearly as many jobs as it has residents. It has more than 4,000 jobs and an industrial park that commonly houses businesses in the manufacturing, retail trade, and construction industries. Residents in Archbold apartments for rent can take advantage of neighborhood parks and leisure and sports programs through the Parks and Recreation Department.
Students attend Archbold Area Schools, which often earn an "Excellent" rating on the Ohio Local Report Card. Northwest State Community College is located in town, and there are several institutes of higher education within a one hour drive, including the University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, and Defiance College.
Archbold Attractions and Special Events
Residents and tourists alike enjoy Sauder Village in Archbold. It was created by local resident Erie J. Sauder, who founded the Sauder Woodworking Company. It includes dozens of structures that were hand built around northwest Ohio and moved to one historic village that has preserved the rural way of life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Just north of Archbold is the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe, which is open year-round and displays more than 30 Christmas theme trees as well as gifts for all ages and occasions.
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