Place:Grand Rapids, Wood, Ohio, United States

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NameGrand Rapids
Alt namesGilberts Millsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007293
Gileadsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007293
Granadasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39007293
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.411°N 83.867°W
Located inWood, Ohio, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Beaver Creek Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Grand Rapids is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States, along the Maumee River. The population was 965 at the 2010 census. Grand Rapids is served by a branch of the Weston Public Library.

Grand Rapids is the hometown of Robyn Hancock, the 1996 Miss Ohio who represented Ohio in the Miss America contest. She previously held the title of Miss Crestline. The town was also the home of world-renowned glass sculptor Dominick Labino, whose working studio remains in operation.

On the second Sunday of October each year, the town hosts the Apple Butter Festival which has attracted as many as 70,000+ visitors.

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