The Village of Antwerp,
Ohio is a small close knit community of
approximately 1,700 residents.
The Village is
located in the Northwest corner of
The Indiana State
Border is located just a few miles west of the
The Village was
incorporated on August 6, 1864 and was built on
and around the Wabash and Erie Canal and along
the Maumee River.. Remnants of the
canal remain visible today on
E. Canal Street.
is now just a short commute to shopping malls,
colleges, universities, entertainment and
sporting events in the
Wayne, Indiana area.
In the fall of 2009
the new U.S. 24 Road Improvement was
With a full
interchange located on the southern corporation
limits, residents will be able to travel a new
four lane highway to Toledo, Ohio to the east and
Fort Wayne, Indiana
to the west.
Interstate 69 located in
enables the public to access
Indianapolis and all of the Midwest
to the Northeast.
The Community of Antwerp
reflects a comfortable and relaxed way of life.
With an excellent
school system featuring a new K through 12
school building, two new subdivisions under
construction with the planned development of 86
new building lots, the village is primed for
The Village has two parks
Memorial Park located on E. River
Street which sits along the Maumee River with
pedestrian access to the river.
The park itself is
shaded by giant oak and walnut trees. The park
is also the site of our Civil War Soldier
This Statue and
memorial tablets honoring Antwerp servicemen and
women has recently been renovated with a
new location in the park that was completed in
May 2010. In 2005 a new play
station was built by the efforts of The Friends
of the Park Committee.
There are five
shelter houses, restrooms and picnic tables.
is located next to Village Hall on
N. Main Street.
The park area is
landscaped with a pergola and tennis court.
Many local organizations, such as, the Antwerp
Chamber of Commerce, Antwerp Community
Development Corporation, Antwerp Rotary, Antwerp
Ball Association etc., sponsor summer
festivals, summer baseball and softball leagues,
parades and car shows. There are other clubs and
service organizations that provide many hours of
service to the community.
Northwest Ohio, including
the Antwerp area, is known for its excellent
whitetail deer hunting which includes primitive,
bow and shotgun.
pheasant, turkey, rabbit and squirrel hunting
seasons are available during different times of
Fishing and boating
are available on the Maumee River in the
Numerous lakes and
rivers in the surrounding area provide a
fisherman’s delight, all within an hour or less
A new 18 acre pond
has been created as a result of the new highway
improvement and this pond will be stocked with
fish and open to the public.