City History

In 1662, King Charles granted a charter to the State of Connecticut allowing the State to acquire three million acres of land. In order to raise funds for its schools, the State of Connecticut sold the land to the Connecticut Land Company in 1795. Nehemiah Hubbard purchased the Hubbard Township property, and made his first sale to a Connecticut surveyor, Samuel Tylee.

In 1801, Tylee, his wife Anna, and his mother-in-law became the first permanent settlers in the Township. Over the following decades, the Township experienced limited growth, but displayed great potential for supporting a community. The country-crossroads nature of Hubbard Township remained until 1861 when coal mines began developing in the area. Continuing through the late 1800’s, European

immigrants moved to the Township, quickly causing the Township to become a village. In 1868, population growth qualified the Village of Hubbard to become a statutorily incorporated municipality.

During the City’s early years, the manufacture of iron contributed to the community’s prosperity. Hubbard also was home to two foundries, a planning mill, two brickyards, a furniture manufacturing company, two breweries, and a bowling alley. Since the establishment of early businesses in Hubbard, the community has continued to grow and evolve not only as a place of residence for 3,300 households, but also as a center of employment for many local businesses and industries.

The City of Hubbard is now called home by nearly 10,000 residents—many of whom are descendants of those early settlers. Although the streetcar line, coal mines, steel mill, and iron works have all faded into a distant memory, their impact on the community has left an everlasting impression.

News & Alerts!
Trumbull County Vaccinations in Phase 1B are expected to begin the week of January 19. Governor DeWine announced a tiered system for offering vaccinations to the estimated 2.2 million...Read More
Trumbull Community Action Program (TCAP), 1230 Palmyra Rd; SW has announced its Winter Crisis Program will be beginning November 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021. Eligible applicants must meet...Read More
The Myron Street Bridge, “Hubbard Veteran’s Bridge”, is now OPEN – ahead of schedule!!  We are planning a bridge dedication ceremony Memorial Day weekend 2021.
The City of Hubbard is accepting applications for a Utilities Trainee I position in its Electric Dept. The Civil Service Commission of Hubbard, OH will hold a competitive examination...Read More
City of Hubbard Service Director Dan Livingston has announced that the City Leaf Pick-Up Program will begin on Monday, October 26, 2020.  Two leaf removal crews will be conducting...Read More
Dominion East Ohio is replacing gas lines on various city streets.  Streets that are included in this project are:  Clingan St., Hager St., Scott St., Parkview Dr. (dead-end) and...Read More
The City of Hubbard will begin the 2020 Flushing Program of all waterlines maintained by the City of Hubbard. Some of these waterlines are located in Hubbard Township, so...Read More
WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the...Read More
WASHINGTON (March 30, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed...Read More
With recent developments and increasing concerns related to the Coronavirus, our city has been working with the the Trumbull County Board of Health and other local officials to ensure...Read More
The mayor’s office has been getting a lot of inquires regarding how to obtain information for Coronavirus cases by zip code and other questions. The State of Ohio COVID-19...Read More
K4K is affiliated with the Trumbull County Community Foundation, a philanthropic 501© non-profit organization.  The goal of the program is to develop positive experiences, relationships, and respect between community...Read More
Halloween and Trick or Treating is right around the corner (Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.).  We wanted to put out a few safety reminders...Read More
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Hubbard, OH 44425
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