Beaverdam has a total area of about 1.5 sq kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 857 ft. above the ground level. The town is located within the County of Allen, Ohio, and is a part of the Richland township. Beaverdam is actually a village that falls under the MSA of Ohio. A major part of the local residents are primarily involved with the agricultural sector. Some are also involved with local education, healthcare and tourism.