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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Hilliard is approximately 19,500 (1996), 28435 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,556 (1990), 10198 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hilliard is 22.331 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hilliard to Washington DC is 345 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 9 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hilliard is positioned 40.03 degrees north of the equator and 83.14 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Hilliard city color is Blue.


in the general Columbus area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Hilliard.

The founder of Hilliard, Ohio was John Reed Hilliard. He was born on 18 Jun 1817 in Piqua, Ohio of Joseph and Sarah Reed Hilliard. He became a civil engineer and married in 1871 to Sallie Mattox. After buying two tracts of land in Norwich Township in 1852, he found that the Columbus, Piqua & Indiana Railroad was coming through the land. He laid out 200 lots next to the railroad lines and proceeded to record the plat on 1 September 1853. It was to be called Hilliard's Station. He died on 5 January 1901 of pneumonia.

The area grew slowly. By 1860 there were only 77 adults living in the Hilliard's Station. Hilliard was an unincorporated villages until 13 July 1869 when their application for incorporation was approved. The first mayor was John T. Seeger. Hilliard remained a small town for many years, finally celebrating its centennial in 1953. After this time, the town began to grow as the flight to the suburbs started. In 1960, the population was 5,633. By June of 1996, the population was 19,500 and growing.
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Hilliard Convention and Visitors Bureau
Phone: 614 876-6911

The Franklin County Fairgrounds
Phone: 614-876-7235
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Hilliard City Government

City of Hilliard
3800 Municipal Way
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
Phone: (614) 876-7361
Fax: (614) 529-6022

Hilliard Chamber

Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce
4081 Main Street
Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: (614) 876-7666
Fax: (614) 876-3113

Hilliard Organizations

Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce
4081 Main Street
Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: (614) 876-7666
Fax: (614) 876-3113

Hilliard Libraries

Hilliard Library
4772 Cemetery Rd
Hilliard, OH 43026-1104
Phone: 614-645-2140

Hilliard Schools

Hilliard City Schools
5323 Cemetery Rd.
Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 614-771-4273 Hilliard


The population of Hilliard was:
1960 - 5,633
1990 - 11,796
1996 - 19,500

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