Bluffton, Ohio

Bluffton: Town in northwest Ohio


Bluffton is a town located in the county of Allen in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,125 and a population density of 429 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,030 inhabitants.

The town was created 162 years ago in 1860.

Bluffton locator map
Location of Bluffton on Ohio map.

Quick Facts about Bluffton

Population : 4,030 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Allen County
Postal code : 45817
Area : 9.62 km2
Altitude : 833 feet / 254 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1861 (162 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:34:19 (29th November 2023)
Density : 419 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2020)
Downtown Bluffton image
Downtown Bluffton
Downtown Bluffton image


Bluffton is located at 40°53'43"N 83°53'20"W (40.8953300, -83.8888300).

Bluffton map


According to census records, the population of Bluffton decreased by 2.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,125 - census
2011 4,281 3.64% estimation process
2012 4,268 -0.3% estimation process
2013 4,222 -1.09% estimation process
2014 4,227 0.12% estimation process
2015 4,186 -0.98% estimation process
2016 4,178 -0.19% estimation process
2017 4,139 -0.94% estimation process
2018 4,076 -1.55% estimation process
2019 4,082 0.15% estimation process
2020 4,030 -1.29% estimation process

Bluffton zip code is 45817. County name: Allen, County fips: 39003

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People born in Bluffton (16)

People born in Bluffton, including U.S. Representative from Ohio Bob Latta, professional golfer Dick Mast, chemist Alan G. Marshall, .


  • Benjamin F. Welty (lawyer and Politician) he was born in 09/08/1870
  • Carl C. Anderson (American politician) he was born in 02/12/1877
  • Doug Martin (professional golfer) he was born in 08/12/1966
  • James McIntire (State politician) he was born in 09/04/1953
  • Jim Detwiler (Player of American football) he was born in 29/05/1945
  • John Travis (American physician) he was born in 11/01/1943
  • Larry Cox (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 11/09/1947
  • Mike Crites (American lawyer) he was born in 16/06/1948
  • Robert R. Cupp (American politician) he was born in 09/11/1950
  • Tommy Boutwell (American gridiron football player) he was born in 31/12/1946
  • Joan Huber (sociologist) she was born in 17/10/1925
  • Tom Beutler (American football player from the United States) he was born in 29/09/1946
  • Lee Ann Niswander (American molecular biologist) she was born in 27/06/1957

Schools in Bluffton

College & universities near Bluffton, OH

Code Name City ZIP
201371 Bluffton University Bluffton (OH) 45817-2104

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bluffton, OH

Code Name Address Type
BYN Bryan Page and Lynn Street RAIL
TOL Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza 415 Emerald Ave. RAIL
WTI Waterloo Lincoln and Center Street RAIL
SKY Sandusky 1200 North Depot St. RAIL

Post offices near Bluffton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bluffton Post Office Bluffton (OH) 45817

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Bluffton , South Carolina town in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States with a population of 28,230 people.
  • Bluffton , Indiana city in Harrison and Lancaster townships, Wells County, Indiana, United States with a population of 10,094 people.
  • Bluffton , Minnesota township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota with a population of 477 people.
  • Bluffton , Georgia human settlement in Clay County, Georgia, United States of America with a population of 93 people.

Other cities in Allen County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Allen County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Fort Shawnee 3,726 City in Allen County, Ohio, United States of America
Spencerville 2,142 City in Allen County, Ohio, United States of America
Elida 1,810 Town in New Mexico, United States
Cairo 520 Town in Ohio, United States
Harrod 406 Human settlement in Allen County, Ohio, United States of America
Beaverdam 369 Human settlement in Allen County, Ohio, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bluffton distances to largest Ohio cities