Welcome to Norwood

Rich in pride, tradition, and heritage, the City of Norwood, Ohio has long thrived as an enclave nestled in the heart of the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Occupying a land area of just over three square miles, Norwood has been blessed with a strategic central location, excellent transportation accessibility, a diverse economic base, and a strong sense of community. Since its founding in 1888, Norwood has grown into a center for commerce and industry proudly serving as birthplace and home for numerous office, manufacturing, service, and retail businesses.

Norwood's distinction as an independent community in the center of a major metropolitan area continues to offer a unique blend of advantages for the residents and businesses that call it home. 

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Receive Emergency and Routine messages from the City of Norwood through Civic Ready via Text, Email, Phone, or through the Alert Sense App. Get up to date information about Public Health, Severe Weather, Road Closures, Water Main Breaks, Crime Safety Tips and more. Just follow the link below and sign up for the categories you want to receive information about. You can you change your preferences or unsubscribe at any time.

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Interested in Composting or Helping to Reduce Waste Going into Landfills? Take a Look at Our Composting Program!

Thanks to a grant from hamilton County Environmental Services, the City of Norwood has 60 dual chamber compost tumblers available for residents to help reduce waste going into landfills. Click below to view the PDF for more information. 

State of Emergency Lifted in Norwood 

Mayor Schneider happily announces he is lifting the State of Emergency declared March 16th, 2020 based on written reports from the Norwood Health Department over the last several weeks and months on the declining numbers of positive Covid-19 cases within our city. Click below for the official letter from the Mayor. 

Official Letter from the Mayor

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