Defiance – A Great Place to Live
Let’s face it, there are one or two good things about every place. However, finding a location that provides a balance of competitive domestic and international markets is not as easy. Northwest Ohio is one of those rare places.
Northwest Ohio provides a favorable mix of affordability, convenience and “small town living”, with housing costs and cost-of-living below the national average. Defiance is a micro-politan community with great aptitude for success. People here are friendly, down to earth, live in a relaxed atmosphere, enjoy family, and are dedicated to the solid mid-western ethic of a good day’s work for a day’s pay.
Defiance, Ohio enjoys a tranquil setting. The historic Maumee and Auglaize Rivers flow through the community, and where they junction, mighty forts once stood. Today the riverbanks shelter fine homes and their waters provide exciting recreation.
Defiance is an energized community with a bright future. Defiance is the County Seat for Defiance County and the regional center for a six-county area. Government and business leaders have established impressive goals for the growth and development of numerous companies, producing a wide range of products.
Defiance area residents live in attractive, well-kept homes. Their children attend excellent public and private schools, and many continue their education at highly rated local technical and academic colleges.
Today, the thrift, work ethic, inventive genius and skill of the people have led to a thriving economy based on manufacturing, service engineering and warehousing as well as the traditional agriculture based economy.
Defiance, Ohio is a great location for you and your family. You are only one hour from Toledo, Ohio, Lima, Ohio or Fort Wayne, Indiana where you can find all the amenities found in the larger cities. Defiance offers the full spectrum of available housing – either up-scale or moderate, apartments or condos, in town or rural. It features numerous churches, excellent schools, city parks, a new regional hospital and is located on the scenic Maumee & Auglaize Rivers.
We call Defiance home and we invite you to make it yours, too!