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The population of Defiance is approximately 16,768 (1990), 16494 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,475 (1990), 6663 (2010).

The amount of land area in Defiance is 22.529 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.265 sq kilometers.
The distance from Defiance to Washington DC is 435 miles. The distance to the Ohio state capital is 116 miles. (as the crow flies)
Defiance is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 84.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Defiance location: 55 miles southwest of Toledo, 45 miles north of Lima, and 45 miles east of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Other large cities which are nearby: Detroit (120 miles), Columbus (140 miles), Cleveland (170 miles), and Chicago (190 miles).

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Defiance is four seasons
The weather in Defiance is seasonal with beautiful winters and moderately warm and humid summers.
Defiance average annual rainfall is (precipitation) 32 inches per year
Defiance average annual precipitation is 32 inches per year.
Defiance average annual snowfall is 26 inches per year.
Defiance average temperature is (summer) 76, (winter) 29 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 29 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 76 degrees F.
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The incorporation date of Defiance: 1836

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Defiance attractions:

Auglaize Village
P.O. Box 801
Defiance, Ohio 43512
Phone: 419-784-0107 or 419-782-7255
A recreated rural 19th century village and farm museum. Many events are held throughout the year. The village is located just west of Defiance off US Rt. 24 on Krouse Road.

Independence Dam State Park
27722 St. Rt. 424
Defiance, OH 43512
Ph. 419-784-3263

The book "The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio," and the play "Dreams of Defiance" tell really great story of life in a small foundry town. The movie, "House Arrest," starring Jamie Lee Curtis takes place in Defiance.

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