Welcome to Mercer County!
Mercer County boasts a serene, countryside setting and the largest in-land lake in Ohio.
We are located along the western board of Ohio centrally located between the metropolitan
cities of Columbus, Toledo, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis.
Established in 1820, our region’s roots are rich in agriculture. Our economy is diversified
and thriving providing employment opportunities in key industries such as agricultural/food,
health, education, manufacturing, and transportation logistics. Our sense of community is
built upon strong work ethics and strong commitment to our family, quality education, and faith.
We welcome you to visit Mercer County – discover our small-town charm, recreation trails,
museums, festivals, and more. Discover why approximately 40,783 residents proudly call
Mercer County home and why some refer to that home as “God’s Country”.
Click the following "History" link to learn more about our rich heritage.