to the City of Maumee, an All-America
City in every respect! June 2006 brought great news to our residents as we were
named a 2006 All-America City in Anaheim, CA.
We were also included in: “Best Places to Raise
Your Family – The Top 100 Affordable Communities in the
05/06 by Frommer’s, a nationally respected travel guide.
The nation is discovering what we’ve always known,
the City of Maumee is truly an All-America City!
has 13 City parks,
with walking trails, playground equipment, ball fields, and
shelter houses. Rolf
Park, our largest facility, is home to a beautiful pool
built in 2004, complete with water slides and fountains,
which prove fun for people of all ages!
Our Chamber of
Commerce and Uptown
Business Association host the Annual
Summer Fair and Parade, Summer Concert Series in Uptown
Maumee, and the 4th of July Pre-Fireworks Party.
We also have a 5k Race and beautiful Holiday Light
Parade the evening after Thanksgiving which officially
welcomes Santa Claus to town.
The Wolcott House
Museum Complex continues to grow, offering special
events for school aged children and adults and the Historic
Maumee Indoor Theater, an art deco theater originally
built in 1946, has been completely restored and offers
family fun at affordable prices.
We are home to 13 churches of various denominations,
and have a fantastic school system
– which was recently rated “EXCELLENT” by the State of
in 1817 as one of the earliest settlements in the old
Northwest Territory, our city pre-dates most of the cities
in Northwest Ohio, including our larger neighbor, the city
of Toledo. Our strategic position as a transportation
crossroads contributed to the early growth of our city then,
and it is equally true today. Many of the architectural gems
of early America are still prominent in our community, such
as Fort Miamis, the House of Four Pillars, the Wolcott
House, our central business district and the Fallen Timbers
year the Maumee
Senior Center hosts the Historic Maumee Home Tour and
many homes are featured on our Virtual
Home Tour on this web site.
proud of our past, we are a modern, progressive community of
15,074 residents who host over 32,000 employees in the many
businesses and industries that reside in Maumee. Along with
our historic central business district, we have cooperated
with the private sector to create Arrowhead
Business Park, a community of over 200 businesses and
15,000 employees that is a model of progressive economic
development in Ohio and in the United States.
success in economic development provides a low tax rate and
revenue growth resulting in a high quality of life for our
people. Our low income tax rate of 1.5% has not
changed in over 30 years. We can guarantee that you will
receive more “bang for your buck” and a wonderful
community experience in our great city.
you want to know more about us, send a message to email@example.com
and I will be happy to tell you more about this great
community at “the foot of the rapids”.
Richard H. Carr, Mayor
400 Conant Street
Maumee, OH 43537