Strategic Location

Defiance County's proximity to major markets like Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis and Columbus allows businesses to lower transportation costs and improve service to customers. New U.S. Route 24 connects Defiance to Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio, via a four-lane expressway.

Defiance County's close proximity to major airports such as Toledo Express and Fort Wayne International Airport connects the area to the rest of the United States and the world.

Rail service in Defiance County is provided by CSX Transportation and Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway, while Interstate 80/90, I-69 and I-75 provide convenient access to the Midwest and beyond.