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Findlay is a city in Hancock County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the nearby Fort Findlay, which was named for Col. James Findlay.
The latitude of Findlay is 41.044N. The longitude is -83.65W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 778 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 39,797.
During the gas jubilee of 1887, 30,000 flames burned for three days and nights. "Women split no wood in Findlay," one banner read
Sections below provide additional information and links about Findlay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45840 ZIP code.
36% of Findlay residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Findlay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Findlay was $21,328, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Findlay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Findlay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $881.
Libraries in Findlay include Findlay Hancock County Dist Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Findlay include Courier
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Findlay political report.
The average commute time for Findlay workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Findlay between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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