Residential Renovations Serves the Greater Waterville Area Residents
Waterville is a suburb of Toledo, Ohio and sits along the Maumee River.
Waterville is considered by many the Safest City in Ohio. They have a long love story with historic connections and their residents. The Waterville community is constantly growing but always maintaining a small-town feeling with beautiful local parks and businesses.
The year 1843 ushered in a new era for Waterville with the opening of the Miami and Erie Canal. Boats transported farm products, commercial goods and people from Toledo to Cincinnati, and it joined a branch of the Wabash and Erie to Indiana. In the peak year of 1851 over 400 boats were operating. Hotels and stores opened along its banks of what is now recognized as the Maumee River. The Pekin Mill was built in 1846 where the canal met Mechanic Street. The commercial section of Waterville gradually moved to Third Street and Waterville was incorporated in 1882.
Like many other towns, modes of transportation have played a major role in the evolution of Waterville. With the completion of the Route 24 Bypass in the year 2012, the village landscape will be transformed again. Without truck traffic congestion, the restored historic downtown downtown will prosper, while new commercial development will locate near the bypass. Waterville honors its colorful past, but looks toward a bright future. And the story goes on for Waterville, Ohio.