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)

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.

Santa Claus & Mrs. Santa will be at the Thurston-Walnut Twp Fire Dept on Saturday, December 15th from 10am - noon.  Bring the kids and have some Christmas fun!

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.

The 2017 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available.  Click here to view.

Thurston is now accepting applications for a Property Maintenance Supervisor.  Duties include review, inspection and enforcement of Village Property Maintenance Codes.  Position pays $15 per hour with a maximum of 20 hours per month.  Please submit your resume to the Village Municipal Building, PO Box 188, Thurston OH 43157

Village Officials


Term Expires
Mayor Mary Boring 12/31/2019
Fiscal Officer Aaron Reedy  
Council Robert Ortman 12/31/2019
Council Jimmy Barber Jr. 12/31/2021
Council Lowell Hite 12/31/2021
Council Scott Whited 12/31/2021
Council Heather Baker 12/31/2021
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 12/31/2021
Scott Whited 12/31/2019
Garry Boring 12/31/2020

2018 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!!