Rootstown Real Estate Listings and Information


Rootstown Township was founded in 1802 and is located in Portage County. Rootstown provides a mixture of living environments, shopping and restaurants while still maintaining its small town character. With easy access off I76, it is a desirable place for its residents to live and work.

Rootstown is named for Ephraim Root, a native of Coventry, Connecticut who was a lawyer and investor in the Connecticut Land Company He was the proprietor of the township as well as several other properties in the Connecticut Western Reserve. Root first visited the township in 1800 and his brother David was the first settler, moving to Rootstown in 1802. Rootstown was originally surveyed from the Western Reserve as survey township Town 2, Range 8 and was formally organized as a civil township in 1810 after previously having been part of Franklin Township. In 1821 the Rootstown Post Office was established. It continues today under the zip code Rootstown, OH 44272 and serves much of the township.

It is also home to the Northeast Ohio Medical University. Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is a dynamic institution of higher learning. Established in 1973, the University trains physicians, pharmacists, researchers and other health professionals in an inter professional environment.


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Active Market Stats
  • 94 Listings For Sale
  • $138,390 Average Listing Price
  • $110 Average Listing Price per Square Foot
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  • 4 Properties Sold

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