Rich in pride, tradition and heritage, the City of Norwood, Ohio has long thrived as an independent community 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 a birthplace and home for numerous office, manufacturing, service and retail businesses.

Norwood offers affordable, older, traditional-style homes; business and office development; and a central shopping and dining district. Low property taxes, low crime rates, nine city parks, cinema multiplexes and strong city services add to the appeal of Norwood. Rookwood Pavilion and Rookwood Commons provide upscale shopping.

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 have found their home in the City of Norwood.