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Defiance County, Ohio

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The county was named after an early Army fortification, Fort Defiance, which was so named by Mad Anthony Wayne to signify the settlers' "defiance" of the Indians.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Defiance (County Seat)
  • Hicksville
  • Ney
  • Sherwood

Other Townships & Communities: Adams, Ashwood, Ayersville, Brunersburg, Delaware, Evansport, Farmer, Highland, Independence, Jewell, Mark, Mark Center, Milford, Moats, Noble, Richland, Rosedale, Six Corners, The Bend, Tiffin and Washington



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Fort Defiance

National Register of Historic Places

Defiance County Genealogical Society

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