Place:Put-in-Bay, Ottawa, Ohio, United States

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NamePut-in-Bay
Alt namesPudding Baysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39014652
Put-In Baysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39014652
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.653°N 82.817°W
Located inOttawa, Ohio, United States
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Put-in-Bay is a village located on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. The population was 138 at the 2010 census. The bay played a significant role in the War of 1812 as the location of the squadron of U.S. naval commander Oliver Hazard Perry, who sailed from the port on September 10, 1813 to engage a British squadron just north of the island in the Battle of Lake Erie. The village is a popular summer resort and recreational destination. Ferry service connects the community with Catawba Island, Kelleys Island, Port Clinton, and Sandusky, Ohio.

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