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Portage County Traffic Advisory

ODOT Contact: District 4 Communications
Phone: (330) 786-2208

State Route 44 in Rootstown Township
(Monday, July 22 - until further notice)
Beginning Monday, July 22, SR 44 at Tallmadge Rd. will have various daily lane restrictions for widening work. This $600,000 widening project on SR 44 at Tallmadge Rd. is scheduled to be completed by early September 2019.

The Rootstown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday October 15th, 2019 at 7:00 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following:

  1. Review of leased lands survey submitted by East Muzzy Lake Inc., for which a recommendation will be made to the Township Trustees.

The documents will be made available for viewing at the Rootstown Township Zoning Office, and will also be available for viewing at the public hearing.

Jordan Michael, Zoning Commission Secretary

Please click here for Media Release form Portage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management regarding flash flooding on June 27, 2019.

Rootstown will observe Halloween on Sunday, October 27, from 3-5pm

A book exchange box has been installed in the community park by the Swinehart pavilion. Anyone with books to donate is encouraged to do so to help fill the box with books.


Welcome to Rootstown Township's Web Site

Rootstown Township was founded in 1802 and is located in Portage County. Rootstown provides a mixture of living environments, shopping and restaurants while still maintaining its small town character. It is also home to the Northeast Ohio Medical University. With easy access off I76, it is a desirable place for its residents to live and work.

We hope you visit our website often to keep informed of activities and notices listed above that affect the residents of Rootstown. We always welcome your comments and suggestions to make this website useful and informative to all the residents of Rootstown.