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Welcome ot Defiance
Welcome to Defiance... A Great Place To Live! From our city government to our school systems, hospitals, financial institutions and industries, Defiance provides a fertile ground for living. (Photography by Shawn Eyer)

The City of Defiance, the county seat of Defiance County, is located 55 miles southwest of Toledo, 45 miles north of Lima, and 45 miles east of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Major markets of close proximity include Detroit (120 miles), Chicago (190 miles), Columbus (140 miles), and Cleveland (170 miles). A regional center, Defiance has a population of 16,768 while the population of Defiance County is 39,350 (1990 figures).

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