2024 Ohio Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday afternoon, April 8, 2024, residents and visitors across Ohio will experience a rare celestial event: a total solar eclipse.

Its path of totality will be greater than most eclipses.  The last total solar eclipse visible in Ohio was in 1806.  The next total solar eclipse in Ohio will be in 2099.  Putnam County is in the path of totality for this event.  The sun will be completely blocked by the moon at about 3:10 p.m. and last for several minutes.  Due to the rare occurrence of a solar eclipse and the location of Putnam County, it is expected that Putnam County will experience a large influx of visitors to the area.

If you are planning to host visitors to the area by offering camping on your property or preparing food for sale, please click on the links below for information on how to plan and obtain a license for these activities. 

Ohio EMA-Total Eclipse Experience Website


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