Mantua-Shalersville Area Chamber of Commerce
Mantua-Shalersville Area Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 111 • Mantua, Ohio 44255
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Public Schools
Crestwood Local School District services the entire Mantua-Shalersville Area, as well as Hiram, a primary school (K-2), an intermediate school (3-5), a middle school (6-8), and one high school (grades 9-12). Special needs and gifted students are also accommodated through area partnerships.


Village Hall & Mayor's Office
Linda Clark- Mayor  
4736 East High St. • 330-274-8776
E-mail: •

Mantua Village Council
Village Council Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall
Ben Prescott- Council President
Marty Hura • Linda Schilling • Giles Seith • Roger Hawkins • Linda Clark


Law Enforcement

Mantua Village Police
Chief of Police - H. W. Buchert
4736 E. High St.
Mantua, Ohio 44255

Portage County Sheriff
8240 Infirmary Road, Justice Center
Ravenna, Ohio 44266 
Phone: 330-297-3889   Fax: 330-297-3402
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Mantua-Shalersville Fire Department

Fire Department
10303 State Route 44
Mantua, Ohio 44255
Non Emergency Business Line 330-274-3535  

Mantua Township

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursdays @ 7:30 P.M. Mantua Township Hall (Grange Hall)    State Route 82  
Send mail to: Marie Stehli, Fiscal Officer  3898 Winchell Rd Mantua, OH 44255
Victor Grimm 4574 Harner Road  330-274-2850
Jason Carlton, Chairman 10423 Infirmary Road 330-274-2649
John Festa 119156 Chamberlain Road 330-366-6605
Marie Stehli, Fiscal Officer 3898 Winchell Road  330-995-2640
John Dickey, Zoning Inspector P.O. Box 534 330-274-9663
Township Garage Mantua Center Road 330-274-8568 

Shalersville Township

Meetings:  1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 8:00 P.M.      Shalersville Town Hall      
9090 State Route 44  - Mantua, OH 44255
Dennis Bujak 4200 Dudley Rd  330-274-8542
Nancy Vines 4934 State Route 303 330-274-8240
Frank Ruehr 3676 Beck Road 330-296-4244
Jason Garey, Zoning Inspector P.O. Box 422 330-297-7553
Ben Roosa (Contact only)
4402 State Rt. 303 
330-297-5537 (Township Garage)
330-297-0131  (Home)
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Area Services

Hospitals/Medical Centers

Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 North Chestnut Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266-1204 330-297-0811

Places of Worship

Christ Lutheran Church, 10827 Main Street, Mantua, 330-274-2849
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 6049 Pioneer Trail, Mantua, 330-274-8256
Crossroads Community Church, 9018 St. Rt. 44, Shalersville, 330-296-6729
Hilltop Christian Church, 4490 W Prospect Street, Mantua, 330-274-2771
Mantua Center Christian Church, 4118 State Route 82, Mantua, 330-274-8258,
Portage Faith United Methodist Church, 9922 St. Rt. 44, 330-274-8987,
St Joseph Church, 11045 Saint Joseph Boulevard, Mantua, 330-274-2268,


Portage Area Transit Authority, Provides bus service to selected routes throughout Portage County. Door To Door Shuttle Service (by 24 hour reservation only). Visit their web site or call for routes and schedules. Phone: Toll free: 1-800-673-1BUS(1287), or Local: 330-678-1BUS(1287)

Portage County Airport, 8095 St. Rt. 44, 330-297-1478

Financial Institutions

Chase Bank, 10691 Main Street, 330-274-2257
Cortland Bank, 11661 St. Rt. 44, Mantua Corners, 330-274-3111
The Middlefield Banking Company, 10519 Main Street, 330-274-0881


Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, 3392 St. Rt. 82, 330-562-9100
You don't have to be a camper to enjoy Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park! They have special facilities and day rates for companies, families and group picnics, too! Visit the lake and swim, fish and boat; or play a few rounds of mini golf. Picnic season extends from late May to Labor Day.

Camp Hi Canoe Livery, 12274 Abbot Rd., Hiram, 330-569-7621
Camp Hi Canoe Livery offers quality canoe and kayak trips on the scenic Upper Cuyahoga River, with water excellent quality for swimming or fishing. Trips range from 1 to 6 hours in length and are suitable for beginning to experienced paddlers. Beautiful grounds for picnic use before or after your trip. Season runs from April through October.

Headwaters Trail – Open dawn to dusk, seven days a week, the 7 mile Headwaters Trail runs by beautiful forest and farmland connecting Mantua Village Park and Garrettsville Village Park. The level, limestone surfaced trail is suitable for non-motorized recreation, such hiking and biking. Horseback riding is permitted along the trail shoulder. Trail Head Locations: W. Mill Street, E. Prospect Street, or E. High Street in Mantua Village to SR 700 in Hiram (2 miles South of SR 700 & SR 82 Intersection) to SR88, Garrettsville (just South of the SR 88 and SR82 Intersection)

Non-Profit Services – Area Clubs/Organizations

Crestwood Community Care Coalition (4Cs)
The 4Cs has been helping families in the Crestwood School District (exclusively) for over 20 years. Look for drop boxes at area merchants or call Pat Sargent at 330-274-2160 to donate non-perishable food, paper goods, cleaning supplies, paper bags, or money. (Keep in mind that the 4Cs can purchase food through the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank at just 14¢ per pound!)

Portage County Mental Health & Recovery Board, 330-673-1756
With one in four families experiencing either mental health or substance abuse problems in today’s world, it’s good to know that Portage County has quality, affordable services. The good mental health and safety of children are a priority of the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County.

Townhall II: 330-678-3006 or toll free 1-866-449-8518;
24 hour Helpline for crisis intervention and support (330.678.4357); Outpatient substance abuse/addictions counseling and treatment for adolescents and adults; Prevention/education programs on topics of drugs/alcohol, family/parenting, sexual assault prevention, divorce education, child violence prevention and body safety; Crime victim outreach and counseling; Halfway house for women; Free medical clinic.

Smile2Educate, Inc. whose mission is to improve the lives of single mothers and their children through education. Laurie Metzko, 330-274-0358, email: website:

Giving a Chance Foundation, 440-840-3354, email:

Cact Crestwood Action Coalition Team, 330-274-8956, email:

Crestwood Lions Club,, e-mail:

Mantua Historical Society, Sandy Englehart, 330-274-NEED

Mantua Rotary, Helen Hazlett,, 440-247-8900

Shalersville Historical Society,

Veteran’s Service Office, 449 S. Meridian St., Ravenna, OH, 330-297-3545,

Western Reserve Kiwanis, Hank Cabot,, 330-274-2900

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