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

Land for Jobs Program
Jobs Tax Credit Program

The Huber Opera House needs your help!  Click on the link below for our story. you for supporting the arts  in Northwest Ohio!

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


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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

Free Vitals Check
1st Tuesday of each month
from 10 am to 2 pm
at the Hicksville Fire Hall

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

12:00 AM - Hicksville Village Council Replay
1:00 AM - All Night Posse in Concert
3:00 AM - 2014 Defiance County Fair Demolition Derby
4:30 AM - 2014 Defiance County Fair Parade of Bands
6:00 AM - Hicksville Rotary Club Program
7:00 AM - NOVFA Convention Queens Pageant
8:00 AM - Donkey Ollie
9:00 AM - Hicksville Village Council Replay
10:00 AM - NOVFA Convention Grand Parade
11:00 AM - Community Rain Garden Part 2
12:00 PM - Community Rain Garden Preview
1:00 PM - Master Gardener Program - Repurposing
4:00 PM - Donkey Ollie
5:00 PM - School Board Meeting 5-11-15
6:00 PM - NOVFA Convention Queens Pageant
7:00 PM - 2014 Defiance County Fair Demolition Derby
8:30 PM - 2014 Defiance County Fair Parade of Bands
10:00 PM - Kenneth Cox Ministries Program
11:00 PM - Donkey Ollie



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!

Listed below are the events and activities we have planned for the month of June. Thank you for sharing. It’s not too late to register kids for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. We will have events planned for babies all the way to high school. Visit our website for more information.

Monday August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 Magic: The Gathering returns to the library Mondays from 4:30-6.

Tuesday August 4, 11, 18, and 25 Minecraft League continues at the library on Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 6pm. Join our online server to build and explore with friends.

Friday August 7, 14, 21, 28 Minecraft League continues at the library on Fridays from 4:00-6:00pm. Join our online server to build and explore with friends.

Saturday August 8 at 10am the library will once again be hosting a Nintendo Wii Mario Kart tournament. Join local racers for some fun and prizes. Please register by Friday August 7th to ensure a spot in the tournament.

Wednesday August 12 at 10:30am popular children's musician Zak Morgan will be performing at the library. This is a family event and is free to the public.

Saturday August 15 at 7pm the library will be hosting its first ever "Adults Only Video Game Tournament" This month we will be playing the Xbox classic "Halo" Registration is required to participate in this tournament and all registrants must be at least 18 years or older. Call or stop in the library to register and for more details of this event.

Tuesday August 18 at 6:00pm the library will be hosting its annual "Black Cow Party" Stop in to learn the history of the root beer float and create your own float to enjoy.

Wednesday August 19 at 7pm the "Hooked on Books" bookclub will be hosting its monthly meeting. This month we will be discussing Isaac Asimov's "I' Robot".

Monday August 24 at 6pm is Family Movie Night at the library. This month, to celebrate fair week we will be showing "Charlotte's Web". The film is rated G and last approximately 90 minutes. Refreshments will be provided.


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