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 #1 Place to Retire in the State of Ohio (2015 and 2016), #1 Safest Community in Trumbull County (2015) , 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.
400 North High Street
Cortland, Ohio 44410
Weekdays 8:00 to 4:30
(Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch)
This is Cortland, Ohio
Video courtesy of Bob Coller - 2019
Video by Jonathon Rice - 2022
NEWS FLASH: Stay informed on your community!
Note: Scroll through the news below by using the arrows to each side.
Public Hearings – Planning, Zoning Building Commission
Monday, Apr 10th
starting at 6:30 pm
Monday, Apr 3rd
Council Meeting Video
Watch the Mar 20th
City plans to build a “Safety City”
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Curbside Brush Chipping
week of April 24th
Republic Services “Spring Clean Up”
April 27th and April 28thRead More »