Welcome to the City of Cortland

The City of Cortland is a growing community - one that is moving ahead while still maintaining the charm that keeps us unique. We offer a growing retail shopping area, including a large variety of specialty shops. Because of our location, light industry is encouraged as we continue to expand. The city also has numerous professional services available for individual needs

Cortland is located in the heart of Trumbull County, adjacent to Mosquito Reservoir and State Park. State highways 5 and 46 are both accessible through the city. We are also a short distance from Interstate 80 via State Route 11.

The city is very proud to be ranked one of the Top Ten most charming Villages/Small Cities in Ohio (2016), Top 50 Safest Cities in Ohio (2017) and featured in "Our Towns" of The Business Journal.

Vision Statement - the City of Cortland seeks to protect our safety, sustainability, and quality of life while drawing young people, families, seniors, and businesses to a thriving destination celebrating our rich history.

Mission Statement - Our mission is to safely provide services, recreational opportunities, and support to our residents, businesses, and visitors through caring and competent professionals in a fiscally responsible and sustainable manner.

We are committed to providing the information our residents and visitors need about the city. Any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email us by clicking the button to the right.

Administration Office:
400 North High Street
Cortland, Ohio 44410

Office Hours:
Weekdays 8:00 to 4:30
(Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

CIty of Cortland

NEWS FLASH: Stay informed on your community!

Note: Scroll through the news below by using the arrows to each side.

Curbside Brush Pick Up

Next Pick Up
Week of Oct 22nd
(Last pickup of the year)

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New restroom facilities at Willow Park

Construction is underway!

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Metal Scrap Drive – NEO Junk Removal/Cortland Lions Club

Sept 29th, 8am to 5pm
Sept 30th, 8am to 1pm

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Trick or Treat

Tuesday, October 31st
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Council Meeting Video

Watch the Sept 18th

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Business Facade Grant Program

Applications due Nov 30th

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Council Meeting

Monday, Oct 2nd
7:00 p.m.

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Public Hearing – Planning, Zoning & Building Commission

Mon, Oct 9th at 6:50 pm

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Republic Services “Fall Clean Up”

Oct 12th and 13th

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Police Blotter


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This is Cortland, Ohio

Video by Jonathon Rice - 2022

Video courtesy of Bob Coller - 2019