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 (2020 Census). Click here for a map.

The Village Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 1 pm.

Thurston Income Tax Non-Filer Letters

The Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) mailed non-filer letters to taxpayers that neglected to file a municipal income tax return. Taxpayers can simply send RITA the documents listed on the non-filing letter via:

e-file returns or exemptions at: https://www.ritaohio.com/Individuals/Home/File

Attn: Compliance Department 198
Regional Income Tax Agency
PO BOX 470538
Broadview Heights, OH 44147-0538


More details about Non-Filing Notices can be found at https://www.ritaohio.com/Individuals/Home/NonFilingNotice

The 2021 Consumer Confidence Report for our water system is available for review.  Please click here.

2022 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!!

Village Officials


Term Expires
Mayor Mary Boring 12/31/2023
Fiscal Officer Aaron Reedy  
Council Robert Ortman 12/31/2023
Council Steve Martin 12/31/2025
Council Pauline Whited 12/31/2025
Council Scott Whited 12/31/2025
Council Garry Boring 12/31/2025
Council Logan Matos  12/31/2023
Village Secretary Carly Sparrow  
Solicitor Brian Zetts  
Village Administrator Carly Sparrow  

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 12/31/2024
Scott Whited 12/31/2022
Garry Boring 12/31/2023

To report a water emergency after hours, or check on any current water system issues, please call the office and dial extension 205.  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.

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.