Defiance County

Defiance County, Ohio

500 Court St Suite A
Defiance, OH 43512
Phone: (419) 782-4761
Fax: (419) 782-8449

On the northwestern border of OH; organized Apr 7, 1845 from Williams, Henry, and Paulding counties. Name Origin: For Fort Defiance, built here 1794 by Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne (1745-96), and which he described as being so strong that he "defied hell and all her emissaries..." to take it

Area (sq mi):: 414.19 (land 411.16; water 3.03) Population per square mile: 95.10
Population 2005: 39,112 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 39,500 (White 89.80%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 7.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.30%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,667; median household $44,938; Population below poverty level: 5.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,996-$27,599
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Defiance County seat (16,076)

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    The Nation's first GRS-IBS bridge was built in Defiance County, OH, in 2005.
    Hogeland ends his study in the same land whose history he has traced, considering the county war memorial outside the Defiance County Courthouse in Ohio.
    We sampled a 100 m stretch of the river located 5 km northeast of Antwerp, OH in Carryall Township of Defiance County (41[degrees]20'10"N x 84[degrees]69'40"W) (Fig.
    'Hicksville fits very well into our F&M footprint, expanding our presence in Defiance County and meeting the needs of the markets between our existing Defiance, Auburn and Butler offices.
    (CHP), a nonprofit corporation that provides skilled in-home nursing services, owns six acres in Defiance County, two acres of which house an administration building.
    A qualitative approach was utilized and data were gathered from interviews with five key economic decision-makers in Defiance County, OH, to gather a better understanding of the cultural influences on economic development there.
    --Black Swamp Steam 2007, Defiance County Historical Society/AuGlaize Village and Farm Museum, P.O.
    "Defiance County Dog Warden Randy Vogel arrived within a few minutes and shot the deer in the hip with a tranquilizer, causing it to drop to the floor," the Blade said.
    The $72 million project involves design of a new 4-lane freeway segment for a 10-mile stretch between US-127 in Paulding County to SR-424 in Defiance County. It includes seven bridges, two of which are railroad crossings, and two new interchanges.
    Actual Cost Per Diem Bed CCNO Average Jurisdiction Percentage Budgeted CCNO Actual Actual Defiance County 09.35% 42.56 37.44 39.90 Fulton County 08.65% 42.56 37.44 35.42 Henry County 05.86% 42.56 37.44 37.24 Lucas County 31.84% 42.56 37.44 37.11 City of Toledo 35.65% 42.56 37.44 41.53 Williams County 08.65% 42.56 37.44 38.31 Table 2 Full-Service Jails in Ohio vs.