The mission of the Rootstown Chamber of Commerce is:
To promote the interest of its members and of business in general
To create a bond among existing businesses
To promote new business in the area
To inform the public of existing and new business
To work with schools, residents, and other community organizations
To be a source of information about the community
Rootstown is part of the Western Reserve. Named after Ephraim Root, a wealthy lawyer and founder of the Connecticut Land Company. Rootstown was settled in 1802 and became a township in 1810 and grew into a farming and residential community.