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Fostoria is a city located at the convergence of Hancock, Seneca, and Wood counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of Toledo and 90 miles (140 km) north of Columbus. The city is known for its railroads, as 100 trains pass through the city each day. The city is often visited by railfans, and a railroad viewing park is under construction (2013). Fostoria was also the home for over a dozen glass factories during the end of the 19th century. The glass factories were established in Fostoria because of the discovery of natural gas in the area. As the gas supply became depleted, many of the factories closed or moved—including the Fostoria Glass Company. Fostoria's most famous citizen is Charles Foster (son of the man who helped establish Fostoria), who became governor of Ohio. The community grew substantially during the end of the 19th century, coinciding with the northwest Ohio gas boom. Typical of Rust Belt cities, Fostoria peaked in size in 1970. The population was 13,441 at the 2010 census.

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Fostoria in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Fostoria, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Detroit. Attractions in Detroit include Comerica Park, Detroit Institute Of Arts, Motown Historical Museum. Also, to reach Fostoria, you'll have to take a flight to Detroit; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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