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!
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
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
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
Mayor Benjamin A. Kyle has announced that the City of Hubbard will celebrate Halloween with DOOR-TO-DOOR Trick–or-Treating on Saturday, October 31, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. To ensure you...Read More
***TRAFFIC ALERT*** The Myron Street bridge will be closed to all traffic, vehicle and pedestrians, for bridge replacement starting Monday August 17, 2020.  An estimated time of completion is...Read More
The Mayor and Service Director would like you to be aware of a new scam that targets City of Hubbard Utility customers. The Hubbard City Utility Billing Office received...Read More
Due to the recent wind storm on Sunday, July 19th, the City’s Street Department will be picking up fallen branches Starting Thursday July 23rd and will end Tuesday, July...Read More
As a reminder to those who have not yet filed their 2019 tax returns, the income tax filing deadline is this Wednesday,  July 15, 2020. We DO NOT prepare...Read More
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Service Director Dan Livingston has announced that the last dates for the preventative mosquito spraying of the year.  The spraying is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7,...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
  The City of Hubbard fall street sweeping is set to begin Monday, Ocotober 12, 2020 and will run approximately 2 weeks (weather permitting). We are asking that street...Read More
  The City of Hubbard is now accepting applications for seasonal / part-time leaf rakers.  Interested persons can stop by the Hubbard Mayor’s Office Monday – Friday between 8:00...Read More
Trumbull Community Action Program (TCAP), 1230 Palmyra Rd; SW has announced their Summer Crisis Program will be beginning July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. Eligible applicants / households...Read More
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220 West LIberty Street
Hubbard, OH 44425
P 330.534.3090
F 330.534.8441

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