About the Town
The Town of Cortland is unique from neighboring villages and cities because it is an incorporated town. A special census conducted in 2007 shows Cortland has a population of 3,956 citizens. Cortland is the 3rd largest town in Illinois, with only the Towns of Cicero and Normal have a greater population.
The Cortland Mayor serves as a non-voting member on both the DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) Policy and Technical Advisory Committees.