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

2020 Meeting Schedule

Thurston Village Council will meet on the SECOND WEDNESDAY 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!!

There will public hearings held on the following days to discuss the possibility of moving 100% ownership of the Thurston-Walnut Twp Fire Department (which is currently owned 50/50 with the Township) to the Township.  This will coincide  with the Millersport Fire Department moving ownership of their Fire Department to the Township, also, forming a Walnut Township Fire Department which will be managed by one entity instead of four (Walnut Twp, Millersport, Thurston and Pleasantville).  Both departments are currently funded by a Township Fire Levy.  Service will remain the same for all residents of the Township. The Mayor and Council wish to hear any concerns that citizens may have.  The meetings will be at the Village Municipal Building on the following dates:

Saturday, September 19th, 2020 at noon.
Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday October 17th, 2020 at noon.

Trick-or-Treat will be celebrated in Thurston on Saturday, October 31st between 6 and 7:30 p.m.  Be Safe!!!


To report a water emergency after hours, or check on any current water system issues, please call the office and dial extension 105.  If any 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.

The 2019 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available.  Click here to view.

Village Officials


Term Expires
Mayor Mary Boring 12/31/2023
Fiscal Officer Aaron Reedy  
Council Robert Ortman 12/31/2023
Council Jimmy Barber Jr. 12/31/2021
Council Lowell Hite 12/31/2021
Council Scott Whited 12/31/2021
Council Garry Boring 12/31/2021
Council Jo-Ann Hite 12/31/2023
Village Secretary    
Fire Chief Bob Price  
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 12/31/2021
Scott Whited 12/31/2022
Garry Boring 12/31/2020

Thurston Post Office Complaints

This office has received several complaints regarding mail service at the Thurston Post Office.  If you wish to make complaints about mail service, please contact Jake Kidd 740-862-4620 between 8am - noon or e-mail jacob.l.kidd@usps.gov.