Village Departments
The Village of Milan is a classic example of the high quality of life found in small town America. The Firelands was given as compensation to Connecticut families burned out and ...
Village Departments
The Village of Milan is formed by 10 primary departments including: Building, Electric, Finance, Police, Mayors Court, Streets, Utilities, Water, Waste Water, and Zoning.
Businesses in Milan
The Milan Chamber of Commerce has grown to be a strong, progressive, volunteer organization of over 140 business members. Businesses of all sizes derive value from...
Milan Schools
Milan is extremely fortunate to have an outstanding public school system available to its younger residents in the Edison Local Schools. The school district has achieved a designation of EXCELLENT having...
Milan Public Library
The beautiful Carnegie building houses the Milan-Berlin Township Public Library at 19 E. Church Street. The Public Library provides full services to area residents with...
Milan Historic Museum
Milan is home to the Edison Birthplace Museum, and the Milan Historical Museum which is a seven building campus located just steps from the birthplace of America's greatest inventor, Thomas A. Edison.

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From magnificent scenery to the excitement of the Melon Festival, you will discover many different places and activities within our beautiful community.

History! There are reminders of history at every turn in this New England styled community. The birthplace of the famous inventor, Thomas Alva Edison, the Hoover Potato Digger, early 1800’s ship Building, the Milan Canal, and wonderful architecture are only a few items of historic value. Photo of Milan Ohio - Home of the Milan Melon Festival and Birthplace of Thomas Edison There are museums with working antiques, the world famous Mowry glass collection, and other inventions. You’ll see one-of-a-kind crafts, rare antiques, and the 50 years and going Milan Melon festival.

Take time to enjoy the scenic Town Square with its delightful charm of by-gone era, the restored architecture houses, several antique shops, friendly restaurants and other businesses, or just relax in the park and enjoy the soothing tranquility of a small town. Come share the wonderful surprises of Milan, Ohio.


Current Events / Announcements


The Village will resume brush pickup, tree trimmings only, on Monday, April 6th. Brush pickup will continue on the first Monday of each month with the exception of Labor Day in September (which will be performed on Monday, Sept. 14th). The last brush pickup will be held on Monday, October 5th. Please remember no yard waste or garden refuse, shrubs, roots, or complete tree removal will be picked up. Please do not place items for pickup on the tree lawn in front of your home until the day before the scheduled pickup.


The Village Spring and Fall Yard Waste Pickup for this year will be on the following Mondays; May 11th, June 8th and October 12th. Residents who have material for collection should place their material curbside according to the following; All material for collection must be yard waste only (grass, weeds & shrubs) free from trash and plastic. Absolutely no plastic or stones, maxium weight of container cannot exceed 50 lbs. and material will be collected in Compost-able Kraft paper bags, cardboard boxes or 30 gallon trash container clearly marked "yard waste". Bulk bushes should be tied with jute twine, no wire or nylon. The Kraft paper bags can be purchased at Lowe's, Barnes Nursery and Ace Hardware in Huron.


The 2015 Village of Milan Council Meetings will be held on the 4th Wednesday of the month beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the council room located at 11 S. Main Street Milan, OH.

The Village of Milan welcomes an open door policy for any concerns or questions you may have. However, in an effort to help us be prepared, we require a 48 hour notice to be placed on our agenda. To be given the opportunity to speak under our Citizens Participation portion for no more than 10 minutes on your stated topic, please call Village Fiscal Officer Mary Bruno at 419-499-4481 or email her at


The new rate for the Milan natural gas aggregation participants will be the fixed rate of $0.479 per CCF for the period of April 2015 through March 2016. Although Milan is not a provider for natural gas, we research the cost of natural gas to get the best available fixed rate at the time of each contract. All residents of the Village will qualify for this rate, however, they are not obligated in any way to participate in this program.


Beginning April 1, 2013 the Village of Milan's Building Department (Huron Township) started the Roof Replacement Schedule. Huron Township started this Roof Replacement Schedule for two reasons. First, the Ohio Basic Building Standard recommends that they do inspections on new and/or repaired or replaced roofs. Second, they have had numerous complaints from owners that felt their roofs were not done properly. You can obtain your permit by calling Huron Township Building Department at 419-433-2755 or email Tammy Boos at











Local Attractions

Walking Guide! Listed below are some of the places you can visit while strolling around the charming village of Milan.

Angel Welcome Bed & Breakfast

Coffee Station

Crosby's Antiques

D'Vine Design

Edison Birthplace Museum

Jim's Pizza Box

Kelly Graphics

Milan Historical Museum

Milan-Berlin Public Library

Park Square Tavern

Sights & Sounds of Edison

• Milan Inn-Tiques 

Village Drive Thru

Wonder Bar