Downtown Findlay next to the Blanchard River

Findlay is a city in Northwest Ohio and the county seat of Hancock County.

Get in

By car

By plane

The Marathon Oil Company Offices

Findlay has a general aviation airport with two runways, and can support propeller and small jet aircraft.

Get around

By Car

Findlay can easily be navigated by car, and parking is rarely an issue. There is a parking garage downtown for when extended parking is needed.

Public Transportation

HATS runs a public shuttle that runs for limited hours on weekdays, as well as shuttles with more flexible hours to anywhere in the county if pre-arranged.




Riverwalk Bridge







Stay Safe

Findlay is generally a safe city and most crimes that do occur are minor If a phone is available and an emergency occurs call 911 for assistance.

Every so often, the Blanchard river floods Findlay with some floods being worse than others. If a flood occurs, don't panic but be sensible and avoid contact with floodwater directly as it may contain untreated sewage. In a particularly bad flood there are portions of I-75 may become unusable. Major Floods can downscale or close Findlay's public services and business for months after they occur, especially if that service or business is located downtown.


Findlay has numerous public Wi-Fi Hotspots; the most notable being the public library where free computer terminals and wireless internet can be had. Many restaurants also offer Wi-Fi. Recently Internet Cafés have been opening and going out of business soon after.

Go next

Routes through Findlay

Toledo Bowling Green  N  S  Jct W ELima Dayton
END  N  S  Jct W EKenton Springfield
Huntington Van Wert  W  E  Tiffin Akron

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