Welcome to the City of Port Clinton, Ohio.
The City of Port Clinton, commonly known as the Walleye Capital of the World, is a great destination located on Lake Erie in Ottawa County, Ohio. Our beautiful shoreline community features a newly refurbished natural preserve that provides habitat for many of the area's wildlife species. Locals and guests enjoy swimming, windsurfing, or just relaxing in the sun at the City beach. Our many different parks offer playgrounds, picnic areas, shelters and youth sporting events. Schedule your fishing trip right in downtown Port Clinton on one of the many different charter boats or walk on head boats. Located between Toledo and Cleveland Port Clinton is a great central location for vacationers to Lake Erie and offers residents easy access to big city amenities. Port Clinton is accessible by car, boat, or even by plane via the Erie Ottawa International Airport. The Port Clinton Local School District is ranked among the best in the state, coupled with an abundance of recreational activities, affordable housing, and small-town character; the City of Port Clinton is a desired location for business and residents alike.