Welcome to the official website of the Village of Thurston in Walnut Township, Fairfield County, Ohio.

Water system project information and/or issues will be posted on the Village phone system at 740-862-6003, ext 105.  If messages are left on this extension, ONLY EMERGENCIES will be responded to in a timely manner.

To sign up for e-mail alerts about water issues/and important Village information, please click HERE, and send an e-mail to clerk@thurstonohio.com.  You'll be added to a mailing list that will receive updates as we have them.

Thurston is located 1 mile east of the intersection of Routes 37 and 256.  Our current population is 604 (2010 Census). Click here for a map.

The Village Office Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8 am to 1 pm.  (Closed Wednesday)

The minutes for all Thurston Council meetings are posted in the Fairfield Towne Crier which delivered to your doorstep in the Advertiser bag.  If your neighbors say they don't know what's going on around the Village - tell them to check out the bag!

Council has adopted Property Maintenance Codes for the Village of Thurston effective April 1, 2016.  Click here for the Ordinance.  Click HERE for the code.

Village Officials


Term Expires
Mayor Mary Boring 12/31/2019
Clerk-Treasurer Aaron Reedy 03/31/2016
Council Robert Ortman 12/31/2019
Council Jimmy Barber Jr. 12/31/2017
Council Lowell Hite 12/31/2017
Council Garry Boring 12/31/2017
Council Heather Baker 12/31/2017
Council Jo-Ann Hite 12/31/2019
Village Secretary Linda Strawser  
Fire Chief Jim Hite  
Solicitor Brian Zetts  
Village Administrator    

Please be advised that e-mail is NOT checked daily and will be answered as soon as possible.  The village has no full-time employees.

Walnut Creek Sewer District Trustees (from Thurston) Term Expires
Bev Reese 12/31/2018
Aaron Reedy 12/31/2019
Paul Whited 12/31/2017

2015 Meeting Schedule


 Thurston Village Council will meet on the SECOND TUESDAY of each month at 7:00 p.m.


The Safety Committee and Service Committee will meet on the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month at 7:00 p.m.   


The Finance Committee and Records Committee will meet as necessary.  Meetings will be posted at least 24 hours in advance.


All meetings will be held at the Village Municipal Building,

2215 Main St., Thurston.


Village residents are encouraged to attend all meetings!!