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.

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.

This is Cortland, Ohio
Courtesy of Bob Coller

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.

Council Meeting Video

Monday, October 18, 2021 Council Meeting

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City Council Meeting

Monday, November 1, 2021
7:00 p.m.

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Draft of the City of Cortland Updated Strategic Plan

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City Council – 2021

Front Row – Kathy Fleischer, President Kevin Piros, Vice-President Scott Rowley, Don Moore
Back Row – John Picuri, Dick McClain, Jim Bradley
To contact a council member click here

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November 7th – Fall Back!

Don’t forget to set your clocks back by 1 hour.

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Toys for Tots

Cortland City Fire Dept is collecting new unwrapped toys until December 9th

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Pay Your Water/Sewer Bill Online

To pay your bill, view usage history, and/or enroll in autopay/eBilling, click here.

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Police Blotter

Weekly Blotter >


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Veterans Memorial

Pavers for the Cortland Veterans Memorial are still available for purchase. 

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Halloween “Trick or Treat”

Saturday, October 30th
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Curbside Brush Chipping

Next scheduled pickup: Week of October 25th (last pickup of the year)

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Let The Rain Drain…

Please DO NOT blow leaves/grass into the roadways or creeks/waterways. This can block storm drains creating potential for standing water and street flooding.

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