Sandusky Erie County, Ohio

Sandusky: City in Ohio, USA


Sandusky is a city located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,619 and a population density of 64 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,528 inhabitants.

The city was created 204 years ago in 1817.

Sandusky Quick Facts

Population : 3,528 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Erie County
Different from : Sandusky County
Postal code : 44870–44871
Area : 56.72 km2
Altitude : 597 feet / 182 meters
Capital city : Sandusky is capital of Erie County
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (204 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 16:24:23 (20th January 2022)
Density : 62 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.58% (2010-2020)
Sandusky locator map
Location of Sandusky on Ohio map.
Sandusky Ohio aerial view image
Sandusky Ohio aerial view
Sandusky Ohio aerial view image


Sandusky is located at 41°26'56"N 82°42'29"W (41.4489400, -82.7079600).

Sandusky map


According to census records, the population of Sandusky decreased by 2.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,619 - census
2011 3,673 1.47% estimation process
2012 3,664 -0.25% estimation process
2013 3,640 -0.66% estimation process
2014 3,627 -0.36% estimation process
2015 3,604 -0.64% estimation process
2016 3,585 -0.53% estimation process
2017 3,566 -0.53% estimation process
2018 3,547 -0.54% estimation process
2019 3,538 -0.25% estimation process
2020 3,528 -0.28% estimation process

Sandusky zip code is 44870. County name: Erie, County fips: 39043

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People born in Sandusky (88)

People born in Sandusky, including football wide receiver Lee Evans, professional football coach; former college football player and coach Jon Gruden, politician Andrew Biemiller, .


  • Charles Frohman (American theatrical producer) he was born in 15/07/1856
  • Roger Carter (American darts player) he was born in 28/10/1961
  • Betty Mitchell (Canadian theatre director) she was born in 04/05/1896
  • Kenneth Allen Taylor (American philosopher) he was born in 04/11/1954
  • Daniel Frohman (American film producer) he was born in 22/08/1851
  • Kevin Randleman (American mixed martial artist (1971-2016)) he was born in 10/08/1971
  • Frank Martin Church (American composer, music educator and organist) he was born in 20/04/1874
  • Jeff Linkenbach (Player of American football) he was born in 09/06/1987
  • Andy Gerold (American musician) he was born in 13/06/1978
  • Peter Schüttler (American engineer) he was born in 19/09/1841
  • Scott May (basketball player) he was born in 19/03/1954
  • Matt Maloney (American baseball player) he was born in 16/01/1984
  • Doug Gillard (American rock guitarist) he was born in 23/12/1965
  • Brad Snyder (American baseball outfielder) he was born in 25/05/1982
  • Brian Bixler (American baseball player) he was born in 22/10/1982
  • Earl Felton (American screenwriter) he was born in 19/10/1910
  • Elmer Smith (American baseball player) he was born in 21/09/1892
  • Fred Kelsey (actor, director, screenwriter (1884-1961)) he was born in 20/08/1884

Schools in Sandusky

College & universities near Sandusky, OH

Code Name City ZIP
205090 Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing Sandusky (OH) 44870-4788

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sandusky, OH

Code Name Address Type
SKY Sandusky 1200 North Depot St. RAIL
ELY Elyria 410 East River Road RAIL
TOL Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza 415 Emerald Ave. RAIL
CLE Cleveland Lakefront station 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway RAIL
DER John D. Dingell Transit Center 16121 Michigan Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Sandusky

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sandusky Post Office Sandusky (OH) 44870

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Huron 6,827 City in Erie County, Ohio
Venice 1,680 Township in Seneca County, Ohio
Milan 1,340 Village in Ohio, USA
Castalia 810 Village in Erie County, Ohio
Berlin Heights 710 Village in Ohio
Bay View 597 Village in Erie County, Ohio
Kelleys Island 310 Island in the United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Sandusky distances to largest Ohio cities