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 - In The Fight
1:00 AM - Junior High Football vs Wayne Trace 10-13-15
3:00 AM - Hicksville Rotary Club Program
4:00 AM - 2015 Defiance County Fair Xtreme Cheerleading Challenge
6:00 AM - School Board Meeting 10-12-15
8:00 AM - Hicksville Schools Aces Update October In-Service 2015
9:00 AM - Junior High Football vs Wayne Trace 10-13-15
11:00 AM - Hicksville Village Council Replay
12:00 PM - Hicksville Schools Aces Update October In-Service 2015
1:30 PM - School Board Meeting 10-12-15
3:00 PM - 2015 JH-HS Fall Choir Concert 10-26-15
4:00 PM - Aces Varsity Football vs Holgate 10-30-15
7:00 PM - District Semi-Final Volleyball vs Ayersville 10-27-15
9:00 PM - Hicksville Rotary Club Program
10:00 PM - Sectional Final Volleyball vs Hilltop 10-22-15



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!


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

Tuesday November 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th is Teen Night Tuesday at the library. Any tween or teen is invited to join us between 3:30 – 5pm for snacks, crafts, and fun. This month participants can make an Anime Screening, your own ear bud holder, and a scientific craft.
Wednesday November 4th, 11th, and 18th at 9:30am is Storytime at the library. Any child 0-6 is invited to join us for stories, music, crafts, and more.
Friday November 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th is the library’s Minecraft League. Join us at 4pm and play on our own multiplayer server with friends.
Tuesday November 10th at 4pm is Jeopardy! at the library. This month’s questions will focus on books that have been made into movies. Come test your book knowledge and win some great prizes.
Friday November 13th the library will be holding an after hours teen lock in event from 7pm-10pm. Any student in grades 6-12 is invited to join us. The theme of this lock in is centered around the Hunger Games series, specifically the upcoming movie release of Mockingjay. Registration is required and registration forms can be picked up at the public library or the school library. Please register by November 11th as registration is limited.
Saturday November 14th at 10am the library will be hosting its monthly Nintendo Wii Mario Kart tournament. Join area racers for snacks, crafts, and fun. The grand champion will receive a prize. Please register by Friday November 13th.
Tuesday November 17th at 6pm the library will be hosting its first Cookies and Canvas event. Join Hicksville Elementary art teacher Christopher Gaghan as he leads a group of young painters for a night of painting. Registration is limited to 15. Please stop in to register or call the library at 4195426200.
Wednesday November 18th at 7pm the “Hooked on Books” bookclub will be meeting to discuss James Michael Pratt’s book “The Lighthouse Keeper”. Any adult is invited to join and refreshments will be provided.
Monday November 23rd at 6pm the library will be hosting its Family Movie Night. This month’s showing will be Disney Pixar’s Inside Out. This movie is rated PG and lasts approximately one hour and thirty minutes. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
Tuesday November 24th from 3:30-5pm the library will host its monthly Perler Bead Day. Stop in and create your own design to take home.
Wednesday November 25th the library will be closing at 6pm for Thanksgiving. We will reopen at our normal hours on Friday November 27th.