List of lighthouses in Ohio

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This is a list of all lighthouses in the U.S. state of Ohio.

"Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Ohio". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.

Name Image Location Coordinates Year first lit Automated Year deactivated Current Lens Focal Height
Ashtabula Harbor Light Ashtabula harbor light.JPG Ashtabula 41°55′07″N 80°47′45″W / 41.9186°N 80.7959°W / 41.9186; -80.7959 1905 1973 Active
(Also a museum)
Optic 051 51 ft (16 m)
Cedar Point Light Lighthouse at Cedar Point.jpg Sandusky
(Cedar Point)
41°29′18″N 82°41′36″W / 41.488220°N 82.693441°W / 41.488220; -82.693441 1839 (Former)
1862 (Current)
Never 1975 Unknown Unknown
Conneaut West Breakwater Lighthouse Conneaut Harbor West Breakwater light.jpg Conneaut N/A 1936 1972 Active 375mm Unknown
Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light
(Originally: West Pierhead)
FairportBreakwallLighthouse.jpg Fairport Harbor 41°46′4.30″N 81°16′52.25″W / 41.7678611°N 81.2811806°W / 41.7678611; -81.2811806 1911 (Former)
1925 (Current)
Unknown Active
(Also a private home)
Unknown 056 56 ft (17 m)
Fairport Harbor East Pierhead Light Fairport Harbor N/A 1875[1] Never 1911[1]
(Removed)
None Unknown
Grand Lake St. Marys Lighthouse
(aka: Northwood Light)
Grand Lake St. Marys Lighthouse.jpg Celina 40°32′36″N 84°28′53″W / 40.54333°N 84.48139°W / 40.54333; -84.48139 1923 1982 Active Unknown 135 135 ft (41 m)
Grand River (Fairport Harbor) Light Fairportharborvillagelighthouse.jpg Fairport Harbor 41°45′25.07″N 81°16′38.33″W / 41.7569639°N 81.2773139°W / 41.7569639; -81.2773139 1825 (Former)
1871 (Current)
Never 1925 None Unknown
Green Island Light Green Island Light (Ottawa County, Ohio).jpg Put-in-Bay Township
(Green Island)
41°38′44″N 82°52′03″W / 41.6455°N 82.8675°W / 41.6455; -82.8675 1855 (Former)
1864 (Current)
1926 1939
(Now in ruins)
None Unknown
Huron Harbor Light Huron Harbor Light OH.jpg Huron 41°24′16.59″N 82°32′37.65″W / 41.4046083°N 82.5437917°W / 41.4046083; -82.5437917 1835 (Former)
1936 (Current)
1972
(Fully)
Active 375mm 080 80 ft (24 m)
Lorain West Breakwater Light
(aka: Lorain Harbor Light)
Lorain West Breakwater Light.jpg Lorain 41°28′39.28″N 82°11′25.90″W / 41.4775778°N 82.1905278°W / 41.4775778; -82.1905278 1836 (Former)
1917 (Current)
Never 1966 None Unknown
Manhattan Range Front Light
(aka: Manhattan Range Lights)
Toledo N/A 1895[2] (Former)
1918[2](Current)
Unknown Active[2] Unknown 040 40 ft (12 m)[2]
Manhattan Rear Range Light
(aka: Manhattan Range Lights)
Toledo N/A 1895[2] (Former)
1918[2] (Current)
Unknown Active[2] Unknown 086 86 ft (26 m)[2]
Marblehead Light Marblehead.jpg Marblehead 41°32′11.2″N 82°42′42.2″W / 41.536444°N 82.711722°W / 41.536444; -82.711722 1821 1958 Active 300mm 060 60 ft (18 m)
Port Clinton Light PortClinton 1904 cg.jpg Port Clinton 41°30′54″N 82°56′04″W / 41.5150°N 82.9344°W / 41.5150; -82.9344 1833 (Former)
1896 (Current)
1926 Active Fifth order Fresnel lens
(Replica[3])
026 26 ft (7.9 m)
Sandusky Pierhead Light Sandusky N/A 1925 (Former)
1990s (Current)
Always Active Unknown 066 66 ft (20 m)
(Former)
South Bass Island Light South bass island light.JPG Put-in-Bay Township
(South Bass Island)
41°37′44″N 82°50′29″W / 41.6290°N 82.8415°W / 41.6290; -82.8415 1897 Never 1962 None Unknown
Toledo Harbor Light Toledo Harbor Light.jpg Jerusalem Township 41°45′42″N 83°19′42″W / 41.76167°N 83.32833°W / 41.76167; -83.32833 1904 1965 Active 300mm 072 72 ft (22 m)
Turtle Island Light TurtleIsland1880.jpg Toledo[4]
(Turtle Island)
41°45′09″N 83°23′28″W / 41.75250°N 83.39111°W / 41.75250; -83.39111
(Island Coordinates)
1831 (Former)
1866 (Current)
Never 1904
(Now Ruins)
None Unknown
Vermilion Light Vermilion Lighthouse in Vermilion, Ohio.jpg Vermilion 41°25′28.8″N 82°21′59.7″W / 41.424667°N 82.366583°W / 41.424667; -82.366583 1847 (Former)
1877 (Current)
1991 (Replica)
1920 1929
(Dismantled)
Fifth order Fresnel lens
(Replica)
Unknown
West Sister Island Light WestsisterislandWith.jpg Jerusalem Township 41°44′23″N 83°6′19″W / 41.73972°N 83.10528°W / 41.73972; -83.10528
(Island Coordinates)
1848 1937 Active Unknown Unknown

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Manhattan Range, OH". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  3. ^ "Port Clinton Light". Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. ^ Archinger, Warren (December 20, 2004). "Ohio Lighthouses—Turtle Island Light, Maumee Bay—Lake Erie". Mudjaw Systems. Retrieved March 20, 2010.