Area Info


Defiance Public Library

Community Partners


Defiance County Courthouse

Area Contacts

City of Defiance –
www.cityofdefiance.com
  • City Offices 419-784-2101
  • Fire Department 419-782-2771
  • Police Department 419-784-5050
  • Utilities Billing Office 419-782-1946
Defiance County –
www.defiance-county.com
  • Board of Elections 419-782-2906 or 419-782-8543
  • Engineer’s Office 419-782-4751
  • Health Department 419-784-3818
  • Sherriff’s Department 419-784-1155
Area Schools
  • Ayersville Local Schools 419-395-1111
  • Defiance City Schools 419-782-0500
  • Defiance College 419-784-4010
  • Holy Cross Catholic School 419-784-2021
  • Northeastern Local Schools 419-497-3461
  • St. John Lutheran School 419-782-1751
Communication/Media
  • The Crescent News – 419-784-5441
  • Public Access – DCTV Channel 5 419-784-3401
  • Clear Channel Radio & TV 419-782-9336
  • TV Channel 26 ~ 98.1 FM – WDFM ~ 1280 AM – WNOW ~ 105.7 FM – WZOM
Other Community Contacts
  • American Red Cross 419-782-0136
  • Bureau of Motor Vehicles 419-784-4400
  • First Call for Help 211
  • Mercy Defiance Hosptial 419-782-8444
  • Promedica Defiance Regional Hospital 419-783-6955


 DemographicsDefiance (2)

  • Defiance, established April 7th, 1845, is located in the northwestern part of Ohio in Defiance County, about 55 miles southwest of Toledo. The overall county population as of 2011 was 39,037 with 16,494 living in the city of Defiance.Defiance’s average January temperatures are a high of 31 and a low of 17. Average July temperatures are a high of 84 with lows of 63. Average annual precipitation is 35.60 inches, with an average of 21.8 inches of snow each year.
Mayor
  • Bob Armstrong
Defiance County Commissioners
  • Tom Kime ~ Otto Nicely ~ Jim Harris
Geography
  • Elevation – 676 ft.
  • Total Area – 11 sq. miles
  • Land – 10.5 sq. miles
  • Water – .5 sq. miles
Population
  • Defiance County: 39,037
  • Defiance City: 16,494
  • Defiance City: 6,833 households, 4,422 families
  • 88.1% White
  • 14.4% Hispanic or Latino
  • 3.6% African American
Income
  • Median Household Income – $42,940
Education
  • Defiance City Schools, Northeastern and Ayersville Local schools provide public K-12 education.
  • St. John Lutheran and Holy Cross Catholic schools provide an alternative private education for grades K-8.
  • Defiance College is a small liberal arts college which houses about 1,000 students.

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