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!
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Hubbard Electric Dept. is asking customers to practice energy efficiency. With temperatures expected in the mid to upper 90s this week, the dept. is asking electric...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
  East Liberty St / State Route 304 Paving Project to Start June 18, 2020 ODOT will begin resurfacing East Liberty Street Thursday, June 18, 2020.  This is anticipated...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
Hubbard Police would like to remind our community to stay alert for scam phone calls or emails.  Government impostor scams are growing and scaring a lot of people.  In...Read More
Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation and Small Home Repair funds are available to residents in the cities of Hubbard, Niles and Girard The City of Hubbard, along with the City...Read More
The City of Hubbard Administration building will be reopening with limited public access Monday, June 1, 2020.  Our temporary/amended hours will be Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  This will allow...Read More
Service Director Dan Livingston and City Council Representative Jerry Crowe have announced that the city’s annual branch/brush pickup will begin on Monday, June 8, 2020, and run for one...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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