City of Defiance
The City of Defiance's Home Page serves as a link to valuable government information, activities, and services by division. Each division profile contains an educational background to help citizens and students learn how our form of government works.

Defiance County
Defiance County has a long history of change and growth. It is currently composed of twelve townships, Adams, Defiance, Delaware, Farmer, Hicksville, Highland, Mark, Milford, Noble, Richland, Tiffin and Washington covering 412 square miles. Defiance County includes three incorporated villages, Hicksville, Ney and Sherwood, and the City of Defiance. There are also a number of unincorporated areas.

Village of Hicksville
Hicksville, founded in 1836, is a community that has continually grown over the years. We have a beautiful downtown area with businesses that serve the needs of the village without having to travel beyond our borders. The village has everything you could need from auto parts to autos, hardware to furniture, flowers to food. Hicksville is home to numerous churches, banks, civic and social organizations. The village parks offer a wide variety of activities and facilities to please everyone.

Village of Sherwood
Sherwood, Ohio, named for congressman, Union Army officer and newpaper editor General Isaac Sherwood, has a population of approximately 828 people. Everyone's got a story about Sherwood, Ohio!

Defiance College
Defiance College, located in Defiance, Ohio, is an independent, co-educational liberal arts college affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus includes eighteen buildings and access to the 200-acre Thoreau Wildlife Sanctuary.

Regional Growth Partnership
The Regional Growth Partnership is a privately led organization committed to meeting the needs of businesses, site consultants and corporate real estate professionals in a confidential, innovative and time-sensitive manner.

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