The Village of Hicksville, located in Defiance County in Northwest Ohio, is home for nearly 4,000 citizens I am proud to serve as Mayor. I welcome you to our website. Hopefully you will find the information you seek. I encourage you to comment on the material provided.

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Hicksville has always been framed by residents who don’t give up, who largely depend on themselves and who look out for their neighbors by providing money, food or strength.  Let’s look at how all of this came to be. Continue Reading »

Around the Village

Huber SignCheck out our "Around the Village" section for a listing of agencies and organizations including the Huber Opera House & Civic Center.


offers free land to private sector companies who set up operations in the village Industrial Park. Any type business that provides at least 20 new full-time jobs is eligible for 5 acres of land. The program is administered through the Defiance County Economic Development office and is designed to bring jobs to a shovel ready industrial park. Jobs must pay an average of 150% of the Federal minimum wage and the industry must make a 5 year commitment secured through a promissory note. For more information call Jerry Hayes at 419-784-4471 or Larry Haver at 419-542-6161.
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Industrial Park Covenant & Restrictions

Fountain of Faith Free Clinic
serving the Hicksville community
The Hicksville Clinic is held at Community Memorial Hospital (Specialty Clinic #2) the 1st Saturday of the mont
beginning at 8 am.
All patients must be signed in by 9:30 am
first come, first served.

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Call 419-542-7173 for more information

If you have an animal on your property that needs to be removed, please call one of the following names for assistance:
Game Warden: Matt Smith 419-429-8381

2nd Saturday of the month
in the parking lot at
St. Michael's Catholic Church
from 9 am to 11 am.


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Bev Hohenberger
Workforce Specialist, Region 1
Ohio Learn To Earn flyer
Employer Tax Credit form
Work Opportunity Tax Credit brochure

St John Lutheran Church
St Michael's Catholic Church
American Legion
Grace United Methodist Church

HIX-TV Schedule redline

Visit the HIX TV page for more information and the full weekly lineup.

12:00 AM - Hicksville Village Council Replay
1:00 AM - 2014 Veterans Day Programs
2:30 AM - Drive It Right Program
3:00 AM - Girls Basketball Scrimmage vs Swanton 11-18-14
6:00 AM - School Board Meeting 11-17-14
8:00 AM - 2013 JH-HS Christmas Concert
9:00 AM - Academic Team WCAL Tournament 11-21-14
11:00 AM - 2014 Veterans Day Programs
12:30 PM - HHS News
1:00 PM - Academic Team WCAL Tournament 11-21-14
3:00 PM - Hicksville Village Council Replay
4:00 PM - School Board Meeting 11-17-14
5:30 PM - HHS News
6:00 PM - 2014 HS-JH Fall Choir Concert
7:00 PM - Hicksville Rotary Programs-October 2014 Part Two
8:00 PM - Girls Basketball Scrimmage vs Swanton 11-18-14
11:00 PM - 2013 JH-HS Christmas Concert



Johnson Memorial Library
Zachary Bowling, Branch Manager
For more information go to or call 419-542-6200.
Monday and Tuesday 11 am to 8 pm - Wednesday 9 am to 8 pm - Thursday: Closed
Friday 10 am to 6 pm - Saturday 10 am to 1 pm - Sunday: Closed

If you are interested in volunteering for some of our programs it would be greatly appreciated!

2nd Monday of the month - Ask the Expert 5-7 pm, class at 7pm.
December: Decorating with live greens
Planning a new year of gardening / February: Indoor Seed Planting
Jump starting your garden / April: Spring Tree & Shrub pruning tips
Selecting & using annuals / July: Recycling & Repurposing
August: Mums / September: Spring & Summer Flowering Bulbs
October: Cleaning up the Garden for Winter / November: Herbs are Forever
December: Decorating with Live Greens / January: Planning for the new year
February: Indoor Seed Planting / March: Adding Perenniels to your Landscape
April: Tree Planting & Tree & Shrub Pruning Tips / May: Organic Weed & Pest Control
June: Creative Container Gardening

Friday December 5th - The library will be hosting its winter lockin for students in grades 6-12. The theme for this lockin is "Professor Slughorn's Slug Club". The lockin lasts from 6:30-9:30pm. Participants must fill out a registration form and have their parents or guardians sign it and return to the library.

Saturday December 6th - The library will be open special hours from 5-7pm to celebrate "Christmas in the Village"

Monday December 8th - The Johnson Memorial Library and Hicksville Beautification Committee will again be hosting their monthly gardening program at the library at 7pm.  Gena Nye of Nye Manor will be talking on Decorating with Live Greens.  Master Gardeners will be available from 5-7pm to answer any gardening questions, including the care needed for holiday indoor plants, including greens, pointsettias, amaryllis, Christmas cactus, etc.

Tuesday December 9th is Jeopardy! night at the library. This month's theme will feature questions related to the holiday season. Event starts at 6pm and anyone can participate.

Wednesday December 10th the library's "Hooked on books" bookclub will be meeting at 7pm to discuss the book "I am Malala" Anyone can participate and copies of this month's discussion book are available at the library. Refreshments are provided.

Saturday December 13th at 10am the library will be hosting it monthly Nintendo Wii Mario Kart Tournament. All ages can participate. Please register by December 12th. Snacks are provided and a prize will be given to the champion. Hot cocoa will also be available at the library.

Monday December 15th at 4pm the library will be hosting a Christmas themed event for any schoolaged student (1st-5th grade). Join us for snacks, games, and crafts.

Monday December 15th at 7pm is the library's monthly "Cookbook club". This month recipes will be selected from the cookbook "Christmas All Through the House" Copies of this cookbook are available at the library.

Tuesday December 16th at 4:30pm is Science Day at the library. This month we will be creating a recycled Christmas tree for participants to take home. Any student can participate in this event.

Wednesday December 17th any middle school or high school student is invited to participate in our "Young Adult Maker Day" craft. Stop in anytime between 3:30 and 5pm to make a crayon melt glass ornament.

Friday December 19th anyone looking to make a special gift for their friends or loved ones can stop up at the library from 3:30-5pm to make and take home a special Christmas craft.

Monday December 22nd is family movie night at the library. At 6pm we will be showing the movie "The Polar Express". Participants are encouraged to arrive at 5:30pm to make their very own hot cocoa mug.

Library Holiday hours - The library will be closed from December 24-26th and normal hours will resume on December 27th. The library will also be closing on New Year's Eve at noon and will resume normal hours on Friday January 2nd.

Library Services
Internet - WiFi - Printer - Copier - Fax - Laminator - Scanner - Ellison Die Cut Machine - Microfilm Reader/Printer - Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 - Homebound Delivery - Reference Services - Genealogy & Local History Collections - Tours - Computer Classes