Place:Defiance, Ohio, United States

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Defiance County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,037, which is a decrease of 1.2% from 39,500 in 2000. Its county seat is Defiance. It was named after an early Army fortification, Fort Defiance, which was named that by Mad Anthony Wayne to signify the settler's "defiance" of the Indians.

The Defiance Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Defiance County.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1823 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 6,966
1860 11,886
1870 15,719
1880 22,515
1890 25,769
1900 26,387
1910 24,498
1920 24,549
1930 22,714
1940 24,367
1950 25,925
1960 31,508
1970 36,949
1980 39,987
1990 39,350

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External links

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