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Overview

Introduction to Tiffin, Ohio

Tiffin, Ohio, in Seneca county, is 42 miles SE of Toledo, Ohio.

Tiffin History

The history of Tiffin dates back to the early 1800s. The bronze statue of "The Indian Maiden" is at the site of Fort Ball, the military depot of the war of 1812. Eratus Bowe was among the first settlers in the region. In the year 1820, Josiah Hedges purchased land on the south bank of the Sandusky River and named this village "Tiffin" after Edward Tiffin, the first governor of Ohio. Tiffin was officially incorporated on March 7, 1835. Following the discovery of natural gas in the region in 1888, new enterprises and industries began to establish base in Tiffin thereby turning it into a prosperous industrial city.

Tiffin and Nearby Attractions

  • Beeghly Library
  • Aigler-Alumni Building
  • Seneca County Museum
  • Saint Johns United Church of Christ
  • Franciscan Earth Literacy Center
  • Nature Trails Park

Things To Do In Tiffin

The city of Tiffin has a number of historical buildings, public libraries and museums such as the Beeghly Library, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Miller Residence Hall, the Brenneman Music Hall, Aigler-Alumni Building, Seneca County Courthouse and Tiffin City Hall. There are a number of fire stations and reservoirs in Tiffin that are worth taking a look at. The parks and gymnasiums offer opportunities for indulging in various physical activities. The nature center, Franciscan Earth Literacy Center and the Combat Zone of America amusement and theme park are other popular tourist destinations. The city also boasts of a number of creeks, churches and cemeteries and shopping centers that one can pay a visit to.

Tiffin Transportation

Mansfield Lahm Regional is the local airport.

Tiffin Higher Education

Local institutions offering higher education to residents of Tiffin include the Tiffin University and the Heidelberg College. Other universities nearby are the University of Findlay and the Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,701
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+7,661
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married40.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,176
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,661

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,356
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone32.5%
Median Gross Rent$667
Median House Value$89,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
Irish11.8%
English6.4%
Italian5.5%
French Except Basque2.6%
Polish1.8%
Dutch1.5%
Scottish1.2%
Hungarian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
German0.2%
African0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Tiffin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Seneca County
Standard Zip Codes44883
Phone Area Codes419,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.11
Approximate Longitude-83.17

Tiffin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTIFFIN
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationBUCYRUS
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationBOWLING GREEN WWTP
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bettsville666$53,083
Bloomville915$46,250
Fostoria13,397$39,643
Green Springs1,637$63,750
New Riegel269$61,964
Republic612$54,028

Tiffin Public Libraries

Tiffin-seneca Public Library
77 JEFFERSON ST.
Tiffin, Ohio
(419) 447-3751

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Tiffin Hospitals

Mercy Tiffin Hospital
(Non-profit)
45 St Lawrence Drive
(419) 455-7000

Tiffin Public Schools

Bridges Community Academy
190 St Francis Ave
ZIP: 44883
(419) 455-9295
Other
Total Enrollment 134
Columbian High School
300 S Monroe St
ZIP: 44883
(419) 447-6331
High
Total Enrollment 837
Krout 2-3 Elementary
20 Glenn St
ZIP: 44883
(419) 447-2652
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Noble 4-5 Elementary
130 Minerva St
ZIP: 44883
(419) 447-1566
Middle
Total Enrollment 424
North Central Academy
928 W Market St Ste B
ZIP: 44883
(419) 448-5786
Other
Total Enrollment 102
Sentinel Career & Technology Center
793 E Township Road 201
ZIP: 44883
(419) 448-1212
High
Tiffin Middle School
103 Shepherd Drive
ZIP: 44883
(419) 447-3358
Middle
Total Enrollment 614
Washington K-1 Elementary School
151 Elmer St
ZIP: 44883
(419) 447-1072
Primary
Total Enrollment 391

Tiffin Private Schools

Calvert Catholic School
357 S Washington St
ZIP: 44883
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 477
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The Sandusky near Tiffin. ca. 1892
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