Swanton, Ohio

About Our Chamber

We were founded by local community visionaries in 1975 and have grown to over 125 members.  Our office is located in the Village of Swanton, Ohio.  The village has a population of 3,700 residents. However the chamber membership is generally located within a five mile radius of the village.  The population within this radius is about 15,000.

We are conveniently located within 20 miles of the cities of Toledo, Maumee, Perrysburg, Sylvania and Bowling Green.  Within this 20 mile radius are the University of Toledo, University of Toledo Medical Center, Bowling Green State University, Lourdes College, Owens Community College, Stautzenberger and Davis Business colleges, and Northwest State Community College.

In the greater Swanton community there are:

  • Five bank branches
  • Public and private elementary schools (The Swanton Local School district is rated Excellent with Distinction)
  • An excellent local library
  • Several doctors' offices,dental & orthodontist offices, optometrist office, and a chiropractic office.
  • We have 16 churches
  • We have 18 restaurants
  • One motel
  • Two golf courses
  • One GREAT Bowling Center with Banquet Facilities
  • Maumee State Forest and Oak Openings Preserve
  • Several local parks and playing fields
  • Two high quality nursing homes

About Our Village

Come to Build a Business!

Whether you business employes 200 or just two, Swanton has the resources you need to build your business.  Land, water and power are abundantly available.  Major air carriers and highway routes are only minutes away. Rail lines and shipping docks are easily accessible.  And the region offers a large pool of laborers and skilled technicians ready and available to work.

Come to Raise a Family!

Where the Cost of Living is Low and the

Quality of Living is High!

Swanton is a quiet, cheerful village that promotes family-centered living. Residents enjoy fine schools (rated Excellent with Distinction), well maintained parks, comfortable homes and a nice mix of local businesses. Youth programs and civic organizations are active. Community commitment is strong. You'll love the small-town charm. And when you want big-city amenities, upscale malls, big name entertainment, fine art, jazz clubs, and professional sports (the Toledo Mud Hens for baseball fans and the Walleyes for hockey) - you'll find virtually everything you are looking for within a half hour drive.

Your Opportunity Is Here

Swanton is an ideal location for businesses on the grow.  Although the village is rural, we're situated in Northwest Ohio, "The Heart Of It All!" Almost half of U.S. and Canadian industrial markets are within 500 miles of Northwest Ohio. More than 75 percent of U.S. automotive assembly are in the same proximity. Nearby Lake Erie also puts international business opportunities within easy reach. you know what they say: Location. Location. Location. That and a terrific community, too. So for more details call the Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce at 419-826-1941.