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Pettisville, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location of Pettisville in Ohio
Location of Pettisville in Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Townships Clinton, German
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 498
 • Density 523/sq mi (202.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43553
FIPS code 39-62344
GNIS feature ID 1044409

Pettisville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Clinton and German townships, Fulton County, Ohio, United States. Located at the intersection of 19 Road and D Road, its elevation is 755 feet (230 m). As of the 2010 census the population was 498.


Pettisville is in southwestern Fulton County, with the eastern portion of the community in Clinton Township and the western portion in German Township. Via 19 Road it is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) north to Ohio State Route 2, which leads east 5 miles (8 km) to Wauseon, the Fulton County seat. Archbold is 5 miles (8 km) west of Pettisville via D Road.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Pettisville CDP has an area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), all of it land.


Pettisville was laid out in 1857, and most likely was named for one Mr. Pettis, a railroad contractor. A post office was established at Pettisville in 1857.

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