Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area

Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area (HM1S4Y)

Location: Harpster, OH 43323 Wyandot County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 42.899', W 83° 17.982'

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A Feature of Ohio's Prairies

Prairie grasslands were once widely scattered across western Ohio. One of Ohio's best remaining prairies, Killdeer Plains is dominated by tall grasses such as the big bluestem and plays host to some unique species of wildlife such as the eastern massasauga or swamp rattlesnake. Prairie grasslands are one of the most rare types of wildlife habitats in the state. Named for the killdeer, a shore bird, this is part of a wet prairie that once spanned some 30,000 acres and boasts a tremendous number and diversity of native wildlife.
HM NumberHM1S4Y
Marker Number5-88
Placed ByOhio Bicentennial Commission, The International Paper Company Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 305753 N 4509661
Decimal Degrees40.71498333, -83.29970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.899', W 83° 17.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 53.94" N, 83° 17' 58.92" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19001-19429 Co Hwy 115, Harpster OH 43323, US
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