Welcome to the Village of South Russell

South Russell is home to approximately 4,000 residents and is located at the western edge of Geauga County, Ohio.  The 4 mile long by 1 mile wide village is a residential community with unique character and rural “at home” charm.  South Russell students attend the highly acclaimed Chagrin Falls School System.


Due to the State Mandated Requirement to Disinfect

High-Contact Surfaces Hourly,

the South Russell Village Park Playground

Will Remain CLOSED

Guidelines for the reopening of playgrounds for the State of Ohio fall under the Consumer, Retail, Services & Entertainment category for protocols for reopening.  Consumer-Retail-Services

For more information, please refer to:

No Reservations are being taken for South Russell Village Park Pavilion.
The Pavilion may be used on a First Come, First Served Basis.
Group Size is Limited to 10 Persons or Less.

Please Wear A Mask 
When Conducting Business 
In Village OfficesThank You!

Village of South Russell Stormwater Meeting – July 20, 2020

SRV situations

Mitchell – South Russell Restoration Presentation



Geauga hhw 1-day 2020 flyer

Ewaste Geauga 2020 flyer


For the Latest Information on COVID-19 from
Geauga Public Health

Open Letter to the People of Geauga County 2020 05 08
What you need to know about Coronavirus
from the Ohio Municipal League

You can access coronavirus.ohio.gov for constantly-updated information and guidance.
Read the most accurate information on COVID-19 in this fact sheet (HERE) from the federal CDC.

AG Yost Warns of an
Outbreak of Scams Related to Coronavirus

For more details:  AG YOST Warns of Coronavirus Scams

Splash into Summer with GSWCD Programs


 Septic 101         Rx for Healthy Soil        Firefly Conservation and Research


Chagrin River Watershed Partners, in partnership with other organizations, will again be offering a Master Rain Gardener certification course for residents and professionals within Northeast Ohio. This 5-week course is open to residents of Northeast Ohio and can be taken in-person or online. The program is being offered 4 times in 2020. The first online course starts February 3 and registration is open now!
Master Rain Gardener Program Flyer 2020

Schedule a Vacation Watch or Register Your Pet

NOACA is creating a new bicycle and pedestrian plan to improve access and safety across our region. Even if you ride occasionally or enjoy a leisurely stroll, we need input from everyone to ensure the plan serves all our area’s residents! Take our survey at bit.ly/33jFEX1 today!

New  South Russell Village Building Department Hours

The Building Department will be open from
8:00 a.m. until 2:15 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

Information from the Illuminating Company
2020-07-21 FirstEnergy prepares customers for summer heat

Managing Through a Power Outage

First Energy’s Tips for Managing Through a Power Outage

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 Stream Enhancement Grant for Manor Brook

Link to the Power Point presentation for the stream enhancement grant for the Manor Brook neighborhood can be found here:


High Utility Bills?

Oftentimes the late winter months can bring higher-than-expected utility bills, usually because the cold snaps in January and February result in customers using more energy than normal.  Click on this link for information on  programs that may be helpful during this time:  https://www.firstenergycorp.com/content/fecorp/newsroom/news_articles/assistance-programs-available-for-firstenergy-customers-in-ohio-.html

Mission Statement

The mission of South Russell Village is to serve the residents of the Village by:

– Providing a high level of essential services

– Planning for future needs while preserving the character of the Village

– Promoting an attitude of professionalism and impatiality among Village officials and employees in a fiscally responsible manner