Put-in-Bay is an incorporated village located on South Bass Island, Ottawa County, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 128. The village 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 it with Catawba Island, Kelleys Island, Port Clinton, and Sandusky, Ohio.Web Sites and Links
Put-in-Bay Fire and RescuePresents overview of the department, personnel, and equipment.
Put-in-Bay Photo MagazineIncludes 1100 photographs of Put-in-Bay and the Lake Erie Islands and activities.