About This Place
Defiance is a city in Shelby County, Iowa, United States, along the West Branch of the West Nishnabotna River. The population was 346 at the 2000 census.
Defiance is located at 41°49′29″N 95°20′31″W / 41.82472°N 95.34194°W / 41.82472; -95.34194 (41.824740, -95.342056).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.