Village of Grand River, Ohio
Village of Grand River, Ohio

Welcome to the Village of Grand River!

Nestled along the banks of the Grand River, our village holds a treasure trove of stories waiting to be discovered.


In this close-knit community, neighbors quickly become friends, and visitors find themselves embraced like family. Whether you're here to savor the delights of our outstanding restaurants, bask in the beauty of our community park, or simply connect with the warm-hearted people who call this place home, you've found the perfect spot.


Located just 30 miles east of Cleveland, between the city of Mentor and Painesville Township, the Village of Grand River is steeped in history and charm. It's the hometown of Don Shula, the legendary professional football coach who led the Miami Dolphins to two Super Bowl victories, including an unforgettable undefeated season in 1972.

Exclusive Provider for the Village of Grand River

Republic Services is the exclusive residential recycling and solid waste services provider for the Village of Grand River. This partnership ensures that our community will benefit from reliable and efficient waste management services.


Contact Information for Republic Services:



For any inquiries or service requests, please contact Republic Services using the information provided above.


Grand River Village Council Welcomes Benjamin Aveni and Amanda Kashiwsky

The Village of Grand River proudly announces the appointment of Benjamin Aveni and Amanda Kashiwsky to fill two vacant seats on the Village Council. Their selection, endorsed unanimously by the existing council members and supported by Mayor Jennifer Hood, reflects the community's dedication to fostering community engagement and ensuring fiscal responsibility. Aveni and Kashiwsky's diverse perspectives are expected to enrich discussions and enhance decision-making processes, furthering the village's commitment to transparent and effective government.

Grand River Post Office dedicated to fallen Marine Andy Nowacki

A bill naming the Grand River post office after an area Marine who was killed in action has been signed into law. The U.S. Post Office at 340 Westmore Ave. was named after Lance Corporal Andrew Nowacki of Painesville Township, who was killed Feb. 26, 2005 while serving as a gunner on a Humvee that was protecting a truck convoy south of Baghdad. He was 24 years old.


News Herald Article

Grand River Merrick Hutchinson Park Improvements Continue



The Village of Grand River is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Applications can be downloaded below.

Grand River Application.pdf
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Please remember to look out for your neighbors, especially the elderly and sick. If you have an emergency please DIAL 911! Lake County Central Dispatch will then send the appropriate personnel to assist you with your emergency. 

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Village Council Meetings:

2nd Wednesday of the month 6:30 PM

Grand River Village Hall.

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