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Portage County offers  Possibilities for growth and accomplishment. In a place where innovation and strength are found in diversity. Explore. Discover. Succeed.

Located conveniently in the midst of northeastern Ohio's urban centers, Portage County offers some of the finest educational, cultural and recreational opportunities available anywhere. See the Location Maps page.

Cities in Portage County include Aurora, Kent, Ravenna, Streetsboro and a small portion of Tallmadge. Visit Portage Communities for more details.

Rural sceneFrom its gently rolling pastures, to its industrial parks and city centers, Portage County has something to offer everyone.

Portage County, the home of more than 161,419 people, encompasses a land area of approximately 322,000 acres (500 sq. miles).

The convenient access to Greater Cleveland, Akron/Canton and Warren/Youngstown metropolitan areas makes Portage County a great place to live as well as an excellent business location.

Visit the Portage County Office of Economic Development Web Site for community profiles and business resources.

Once noted for the high quality of its manufactured glass and for the output of its more than 50 cheese plants, Portage County's growing business base now hosts a range of industry producing an array of products, from toys to lamp bulbs to aircraft components.

Portage County Nursing HomeGrowth and increased revenues experienced during the past decade, permitted the county to implement an aggressive capital improvements plan.

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Portage County wants to serve its residents in the most effective way possible. In order to improve our community, we are asking for your help in completing an online survey. As an important part of the community, we look forward to hearing your comments on community services and events. Click here to complete the brief, (5 questions) online survey.



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