Area Info

Community Partners

Stroede Center for the Arts

Defiance Public Library

Stroede Center for the Arts

Stroede Center for the Arts

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
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

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
  • Sheriff’s Department 419-784-1155
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
Defiance County Courthouse

Defiance County Courthouse

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.

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
Defiance  College

Defiance College

Demographics

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
  • Mike McCann
Defiance County Commissioners
  • Ryan Mack, Gary Plotts, Mick Pocratsky
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