Welcome! Thank you for visiting our website. The Village of Orwell is located in Ashtabula County, in northeast Ohio, within the region known as the Grand Valley. Incorporated on March 27, 1921, Orwell is the economic hub and Southwest Gateway to Ashtabula County. 


Unless posted otherwise, all meetings are held at the village hall, 179 West Main Street, Orwell.

  • Work sessions are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

  • Regular council meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

  • Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, January 19, 2022; March 30, 2022; May 25, 2022; July 27, 2022, September 28, 2022; and November 30, 2022.

  • Zoning Board of Appeals meetings are held on an as-needed basis.


Swift911 Public FREE Emergency Alerts which include:

  • Public Safety Alerts
  • Emergency Notices and Instructions
  • Important Local Notices

The FREE Swift911 system is used to send critical communications to residents by Text, Voice, or Email. Click the link below and then click on the Swift911 Emergency Notification link under Quick Links near the bottom of the page.  If you need assistance in signing up, call the Ashtabula County Emergency Management Agency at 440-576-9148 TO SIGN UP VIA PHONE.

Mark Your Calendars

Concerts at Chaffee Memorial Park – Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bring a Chair or a Blanket

July 27, 2022The High Horse Band (60’s thru 90’s, Pop Rock, Country & Blues)  Featured Organization – Grand Valley Chamber of Commerce

August 3, 2022Wicked Vinyl (70’s & Beyond) Featured Organization – Friends of the Grand Valley Library

August 10, 2022 Good Question & Dennis Ford (50 yrs of Rock’n Roll Doo Wop) Featured Organization:  First Responders

August 17, 2022The Summer of ’65 (Rock’n American Bandstand) Featured Organization – Grand Valley Interfaith Services

If inclement weather – will locate inside St. Mary’s Parish Hall

Pre-concert music by Bill Cook beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Concessions available during all the Concerts by Featured Organizations

Any donations are always accepted

Need Your Assistance

Do you love to be outdoors?

How about becoming a volunteer on our Village’s Park & Recreation Board?

What would you do?

  • Help the Village plant flowers for the upcoming season.
  • Help the Village decorate for the holidays.

If this is something you would be interested in and are a resident of the Village of Orwell, please contact:

Tami Pentek at 440-437-6450

The Village CCR Report is available at:

2021 CCR

Job Opportunities

Please visit our Administration tab for current job postings 
















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