Rent to Own Homes near Defiance, OH

6 Reasons to Live in Defiance, Ohio

  • Defiance, Ohio is located in Defiance County, about 41 miles to the east of Fort Wayne, Indiana and nearly 50 miles southwest of Toledo. The city had a population of 16,435 at last census count. It was founded in 1822 and the canal systems connecting it to neighboring cities were finished in 1845. Located at the nexus of the Maumee and AuGlaize Rivers, Defiance is boasts plenty of natural beauty.

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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Pinehurst Dr
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: St John Lutheran Elementary School
Grocery: Defiance Party Mart
Restaurant: Sweetwater Chophouse
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Baltimore St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Defiance Catholic School-St John Campus
Grocery: Diehl Consulting Inc
Restaurant: Michelle's 424 Sub Salad
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Jefferson Ave
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Defiance Junior High School
Grocery: Chief Supermarket
Restaurant: Jiggs Rootbeer Stand Llc
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Anthony Wayne Blvd
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Noble Elementary School
Grocery: Defiance Beverage Co
Restaurant: Fricker's
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on S Clinton St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Defiance Catholic School-St John Campus
Grocery: Mike's
Restaurant: Station
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Elmwood Dr
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: St John Lutheran Elementary School
Grocery: Defiance Party Mart
Restaurant: Kroger Deli
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Ream St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Defiance Junior High School
Grocery: Short Stop Food Mart
Restaurant: Breadstyx
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on State Route 111
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Defiance Catholic School-St John Campus
Grocery: Mike's
Restaurant: Cabbage Patch Restaurant
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Blanchard Rd
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Defiance, OH 43512

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School: Ayersville High School
Grocery: Ayersville Carry Out
Restaurant: Family Treatery
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  • Housing market is stretching! There are several different styles of homes in the Defiance area -- many are older homes built when the city first was founded in the early 1800s or near the turn of the century. These homes are found in the Pearl Street and Corwin Street areas. Homes in the Defiance area range from fixer-uppers priced in the teens, to high-end homes near $300,000.
  • Plenty of parks for recreation! Defiance has a strong military history, as it was home to Fort Defiance before it was incorporated as the city of Defiance. One of the parks in the area pays homage to this rich history, Old Fort Defiance Park, located on Fort Street. For more recreation, Diehl Park on Perry Street offers open spaces and covered areas, as well.
  • Several shopping points of interest! Regardless of the time of year or what your shopping fancies, the Northtowne Mall Shopping Center is known for having smaller, locally owned shops that aren't found in larger malls. Four All Seasons is a local shop that caters to those who like to decorate their homes with local, season-oriented fare.
  • Please your palate when it comes to mealtime! Casa Vieja is a Mexican restaurant that comes highly recommended by locals. Asian Grill Buffet on Ohio Highway 66 also is highly recommended, and has several signature dishes to complement the average Asian buffet items.
  • Experience all four seasons in Defiance! Defiance is located in the northern Midwest, in a section of the country that allows for residents to participate in activities all year long. Springtime is a great time to check out the walleye migration on the Maumee River. Check out the local YMCA to get involved with local activities.
  • Nice neighborhoods to call home! The Ayersville neighborhood is a moderately priced area with a median home value of approximately $140,000. Try to find rent to own deals in the Independence neighborhood, where median home values are about $125,000, or get in while the prices are rising in the Charloe/Junction area.