Ohio’s Fifth Congressional
District is located in the Northwest corner of Ohio, bordering both Michigan
and Indiana. It is comprised of 14 counties, which include urban cities, rural communities,
and small towns and villages.
While it is the largest
agricultural district in the state, it is also home to more than 60,000
manufacturing jobs, which produce a wide variety of products,
including glass, steel, auto parts, cookies and candy. The district also
features a diverse energy mix reflective of a true all-of-the-above energy
With five four-year
colleges and universities, the Fifth Congressional District is a hub for higher
education. The area also boasts a rich history as the home to Fort Meigs, which
was built to defend Ohio during the War of 1812.