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

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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.

Please note that the Defiance Public Library system will be closed Friday July 3 and Saturday July 4 for Independence Day.

Wednesday July 1, 8, 15, and 22 our Summer Reading Challenge school age programs continue at 10:30am. Any student entering grades 1-5 are welcome to attend. Programs coming up include a water day, a program on bats and caves, a spy day, and more.

Friday July 10, 17, and 24 at 10:30am the Summer Reading Challenge Storytime sessions continue. Any child ages 0-6 is invited to join us for music, crafts, stories and more. July programming will include animal rescues, Doc McStuffins, and Firefighters.

Tuesday July 7, 14, 21, and 28 and Friday July 10, 17, 24, and 31 Minecraft League continues at the library. Join our multiplayer server to build and explore with friends. Tuesday's Minecraft league is 4:30-6pm and Friday's is 4-5:30pm.

Saturday July 11 at 10am the library will be hosting a Nintendo Wii Mario Kart Tournament. Test your skills against some of the best racers in the area. Refreshments will be provided. Please register by July 10th to ensure a spot in the tournament.

Wednesday July 15 at 7pm the library's Hooked on Books bookclub will host their monthly discussion. This month's book for discussion is "Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body". Copies are available for checkout at the library.

Tuesday July 14 and 21 at 6pm our tweens and teens young adult Summer Reading Challenge programs continue. Our July 14th programs focuses on being a hero for the environment and the July 21st program will allow participants to create their very own Stop Motion movie.

Monday July 27 the library will be hosting an all-day Anime Fest. Join us for all things anime including a 5:30pm showing of the classic anime movie "Spirited Away". This film is rated PG and lasts approximately 2 hours.

Wednesday July 29 at 2pm will be our Summer Reading Challenge Wrap Up Event. This year's finale will feature "Copper Tom" an award winning children's musician. This is a free family event and anyone is welcome to participate.


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