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Overview

Introduction to Findlay, Ohio

Findlay, Ohio, in Hancock county, is 43 miles S of Toledo, Ohio.

Findlay History

Findlay derived its name from Fort Findlay. The fort was constructed in 1812 and was named after Col. James Findlay. Joseph Vance of Urbana, Elnathan Cory of New Carlisle and William Neill of Columbus visited Findlay on July 3, 1821 and established a settlement. In 1887, the area was incorporated as a city. Findlay flourished as the oil and natural gas production center during the 1880s.

Findlay and Nearby Attractions

  • Riverside Park
  • Blue Rock Nature Preserve
  • Hancock Historical Museum
  • Litzenberg Memorial Woods
  • Schedel Arboretum and Gardens
  • Toledo Zoo

Things To Do In Findlay

There are several parks and playgrounds in the city of Findlay. These include Bernard Park, Douglas Park, Eagle Creek Park and Riverside Park. You can also visit the Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The Glass Heritage Gallery is nearby.

Findlay Transportation

Air transportation is available from Toledo Express Airport.

Findlay Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are offered by the University of Findlay, Ohio Northern University, Southern Ohio College and Bowling Green State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population41,412
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+19,720
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married45.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,912
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,101
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,099

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,197
% Above Poverty Level81.5%
% Below Poverty Level18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone34.2%
Median Gross Rent$715
Median House Value$123,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.1%
Irish11.2%
English8.3%
Italian3.9%
Scottish2.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Arab2.1%
Dutch2%
Polish1.6%
Welsh1.3%
Norwegian1%
Canadian0.9%
Swiss0.8%
Lebanese0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Russian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Belgian0.4%
African0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Kenyan0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Czech0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Greek0.1%
Iranian0.1%
German0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Findlay Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes45840
P.O. Box Zip Codes45839
Phone Area Codes419, 567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.04
Approximate Longitude-83.64

Findlay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFINDLAY WPCC
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationFINDLAY AP
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches
StationHOYTVILLE 2 NE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arcadia598$74,375
Bairdstown128$45,000
Benton Ridge296$46,667
McComb1,699$47,738
Rawson513$50,938
Van Buren346$70,000

Findlay Public Libraries

Findlay Hancock Cnty Dist Public Library
206 BROADWAY
Findlay, Ohio
(419) 422-1712

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Findlay Hospitals

Blanchard Valley Hospital
(Non-profit)
1900 South Main Street
(419) 423-4500

Findlay Public Schools

Bigelow Hill Elementary School
300 Hillcrest Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8306
Middle
Total Enrollment 282
Chamberlin Hill Elementary School
600 W Yates Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8328
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
Donnell Middle School
200 W Main Cross St
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8370
Middle
Total Enrollment 610
Findlay Digital Academy
1219 W Main Cross St Ste 101
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-3598
High
Total Enrollment 157
Findlay High School
1200 Broad Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8302
High
Total Enrollment 1907
Glenwood Middle School
1715 N Main St
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8373
Middle
Total Enrollment 573
Jacobs Elementary School
600 Jacobs Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8246
Primary
Total Enrollment 305
Jefferson Elementary School
600 West Yates Ave.
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8247
Primary
Total Enrollment 240
Liberty-benton Elementary School
9050 W State Route 12
ZIP: 45840
(419) 422-9161
Primary
Total Enrollment 643
Liberty-benton High School
9190 County Road 9
ZIP: 45840
(419) 424-5351
High
Total Enrollment 412
Liberty-benton Middle School
9050 W State Route 12
ZIP: 45840
(419) 422-9166
Middle
Total Enrollment 295
Lincoln Elementary School
200 W Lincoln St
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8310
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
Millstream Career Center
1100 Broad Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8293
Northview Elementary School
133 Lexington Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8290
Primary
Total Enrollment 357
Washington Preschool
1100 Broad Ave
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8212
Primary
Total Enrollment 105
Whittier Elementary School
733 Wyandot St
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8358
Primary
Total Enrollment 424
Wilson Vance Elementary School
610 Bristol Dr
ZIP: 45840
(419) 425-8332
Primary
Total Enrollment 404

Findlay Private Schools

Heritage Christian School
2000 Broad Ave
ZIP: 45840
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 70
Montessori Childrens Village
220 Cherry St
ZIP: 45840
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
St Michael School
723 Sutton Pl
ZIP: 45840
Elementary
Total Enrollment 497
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