Fostoria (fŏstôrˈēə) [key], city (1990 pop. 14,983), Hancock, Seneca, and Wood counties, NW Ohio; inc. 1854. A trade and shipping center for a livestock and farm area, Fostoria has facilities for processing grain, flour, and soybeans. Its manufactures include carbon products, iron castings, and automotive and electrical equipment.
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