Bluffton, Ohio

Bluffton, Ohio
Main Street in downtown
Main Street in downtown
Motto(s): 
"150 Years Of Progress"
Location in the state of Ohio
Location in the state of Ohio
Location of Bluffton in Allen County
Location of Bluffton in Allen County
Coordinates: 40°53′38″N 83°53′30″W / 40.89389°N 83.89167°W / 40.89389; -83.89167Coordinates: 40°53′38″N 83°53′30″W / 40.89389°N 83.89167°W / 40.89389; -83.89167
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountiesAllen, Hancock
TownshipsRichland, Orange
Government
 • MayorRichard Johnson
Area
 • Total3.71 sq mi (9.62 km2)
 • Land3.65 sq mi (9.44 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Elevation
833 ft (254 m)
Population
 • Total4,125
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
4,082
 • Density1,119.89/sq mi (432.35/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45817
Area code419, 567
FIPS code39-07426[4]
GNIS feature ID1064461[5]
Websitewww.bluffton-ohio.com
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Bluffton, originally known as Shannon, is a village in Allen and Hancock counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 4,125 at the 2010 census. Bluffton is home to Bluffton University, a four-year educational institution affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. Bluffton is served by the Bluffton general aviation airport. Bluffton participates in the Tree City USA program.

The Allen County portion of Bluffton is part of the Lima Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Hancock County portion is part of the Findlay Micropolitan Statistical Area.

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
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  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.