When you imagine your dream home, what do you see? Is it the busy urban areas or the acres of sprawling rural landscapes that captures your eye?

Northwood, Ohio is a great place to settle into your new life, where you are able to find the best of both worlds.

Our older, more established neighborhoods offer homes including 1920's bungalows, Tudors and roomy ranches built in the 1950's and 60's.  Trees line the quiet streets, perfect for those Saturday afternoon walks with the dogs, or perhaps playing in one of Northwood's parks with the kids. Schools are nearby and shopping is just down the street.

Perhaps you have visions of a newer style home. The City of Northwood offers newer developments with homes built in recent years with large lots or options to build your own home in Urban, Suburban or Rural locations.

Maybe your dream home doesn't involve maintaining a yard. Northwood's condo's and apartments are located near shopping and cultural activities. These are a great fit for first-time buyers or residents who are wishing to downsize from larger homes. 

Residents of Northwood, Ohio enjoy many conveniences like weekly trash removal and twice-a-year brush pick up.  What is even better is there are no fees for these services.  The city takes care of plowing, sweeping, and leaf removal, to keep your streets clean. 

The Northwood School system is rated Excellent by the State of Ohio and offers superior teacher/student ratios for strong academic interaction. A newly built school (2017) offers new amenities for students’ pre-K to graduation.

Northwood is centered in an area that offers exceptional educational, technological and cultural resources.  At least 25 colleges and universities are within a one-hour drive of the City of Northwood, including the University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University and the University of Michigan. 

Our community has a long history of supporting not only each other, but also the local school systems, local businesses and industry, and city departments. Northwood, Ohio is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from outstanding entertainment and entrepreneurial opportunities for area residents to readily enjoy. 

We, at the City of Northwood, are happy that you are a part of our community.  If you are new to our community, WELCOME!