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The village of Hicksville is located in Defiance County, in the northwest corner of Ohio, about a mile east of Indiana and thirty miles south of Michigan. The community was founded by the Hicks Land Company of Hicksville, Long Island, New York, and platted in 1835 and 1836. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) mentioned the village in Chapter 33 of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”. In the book, Tom Sawyer claims to be a stranger from Hicksville, Ohio.

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