Mantua Village Council will be having a special meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm in Council's Chambers, 4650 High St. Mantua. The purpose of the meeting is to review and determine whether to accept Portage County's proposal to provide services for the management of the village water and wastewater plants, and to discuss the Village Administrator position.
The Village of Mantua 2019 tax budget is available for public review at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer, 4650 High St. Mantua. Jenny August, Village of Mantua Clerk-Treasurer.
Brush pick up starts the second Tuesday of May through the second Tuesday of October. Time may very on Holiday weeks. All brush is to be placed at the curb with the cut ends facing the street. Branches over 8 feet in length or 4 inches in diameter will not be picked up nor will thorny bush ... No more then 20 minutes will be spent at each address.
Landmark Commission's 2018 meetings will be: February 3, May 5, August 4, November 3. All are Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. in Council chambers at Village Hall.
The 2017 Annual Financial Reports for the Village of Mantua are complete and available for public review at the Clerk-Treasurer's office, 4650 High St. Mantua weekdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Jenny August, Clerk-Treasurer, Village of Mantua.
The Village of Mantua Police Department is seeking part-time dispatchers. Please click here for job posting details.
Welcome to the Mantua Village web site! We hope the site will provide easy reference to Village Officials, facilities, meeting dates and telephone numbers. We sincerely hope that you will find this information helpful in becoming more aware of the services and opportunities available in our community. As always, feel free to e-mail or .
A Little History
Mantua Village (pronounced, "MAN-a-way") is located along the Cuyahoga River (known by native inhabitants as the "Crooked River") in Portage County. From its humble beginnings in the early 1800s, with its railroad station, 13 saloons, house of "ill repute" and a shipping point for area farmers, Mantua Village was formed and quickly began to grow. A Post Office was established in 1860 and the Village was incorporated in 1898. Our town, named after a famous city in Northern Italy, has continued to grow and mature. It is a beautiful, peaceful village, filled with historic buildings and friendly people who care.
Mantua is located on Ohio State Route 44, ten miles north of Ravenna (the Portage County Seat), twenty miles northeast of Akron, and twenty-seven miles southeast of Cleveland. Today, with access to the Ohio Turnpike just two miles to the south and access to US Route 422 seven miles to the north, we believe that this area will soon be the fastest-growing and most sought-after region in Northeast Ohio. Clean air, beautiful countryside, and excellent schools, backed up by sound zoning and facilitated planned growth, make Mantua Village a most desireable place to live and work.
We invite you to investigate the potentials of this exciting corridor that runs between Cleveland and Youngstown, and be assured that you, your family and your business will not only be welcome, but helped in every way possible. Come look us over and join with us in the wonderful years to come.