Excellent Market Access

An Excellent Business Location

The convenient access to Greater Cleveland, Akron/Canton and Warren/Youngstown metropolitan areas makes Portage County an excellent business location. It’s also close to cultural, recreational, educational and social amenities not far from our more rural, less congested setting provides.

Location is perhaps one of Portage County’s greatest assets. At the center of the Northeast Ohio transportation network, the county is located 40 miles southeast of Cleveland and approximately 20 miles east of Akron.

Portage County truly enjoys the best of both worlds. The county retains its rural atmosphere, with several long-established small communities interspersed between major cities. The county’s exceptional transportation system provides a quick link to the resources and conveniences of Northeast Ohio, the nation and the world.

Highways & Interstates

Routes 71, 76, 77, 80, 90, 271, and 480 are easily reached from anywhere in the county. Ohio Turnpike (I-80) exits 13 and 13a are in Portage County.

Mileage to Ohio Cities (from Ravenna)









Mileage to Major U.S. Cities (from Ravenna)




New York



Washington, D.C

Ground Services

Rail and Trucking Services – CSX, Norfolk Southern, Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway and 150 plus trucking companies in the region provide Rail and trucking services.

Air Services

Portage County Regional Airport (FAA location identifier KPOV) is a public-use, general aviation (GA) facility that serves the business and general aviation needs of Portage County and the northeast region of Ohio. KPOV serves ultra-lights, single, twin engine and turbine fixed wing aircraft along with a number of rotary aircraft (helicopters). In the future, to accommodate growth in local and regional businesses and county, the airport anticipates additional use by small and mid-sized business turbine aircraft.

Additional air services are provided by Cleveland Hopkins International, Akron/Canton and Youngstown Airports, all within one-hour driving time.

Shipping Services

Four lake ports serve the area, including the port of Cleveland, and are located within a one-hour drive of Portage County.

Who calls Portage County home?

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