The town's name derives from the Latin "cotognetum" for the presence in the area of several samples of quince apple trees. Municipality in the province of Treviso, the territory of Codognè is rich in water sources: it is a land of springs, and is crossed by several small rivers. This, plus the fact that the area is quite flat, make the land very fertile and suitable for agricultural crops and vineyards, which yield excellent wines. In the area there are also several important industry and craft activities. The area of Codognè is characterized by the presence of beautiful and elegant XVIII century villas.
The area was inhabited since the Roman Ages, who built an important road of which today there are still traces and the town's name of Latin origins, is further evidence of the influence of Rome.
The town is first mentioned in several documents dating from the XII century. During the Middle Ages here settled a Benedictine community, that gave new impetus to the development of the center. The territories were assigned to the Podestaria of Portobuffolè and subsequently was dominated by the French. In 1869 the town enlarged with the annexation of the district of Roverbasso.
- the Church of Sant'Andrea in Borgo Chiese, which was built in the XVIII century and features a gabled façade enriched with four half-columns, and statues and bas-relief depicting scenes of the life of St. Andrew. The interior features a single nave plan, decorated with an XVIII century fresco. Inside there is also an older fresco, which is what remains of a pre-existing building;
- the Church of Our Lady of Mercy in Cimavilla;
- the Parish Church of Santa Maria Immacolata;
- the Church of Santa Maria Assunta in Roverbasso;
- the Church in Sant'Ulderico in Cimetta;
- the Chapel of St. Ubaldo;
- the XVIII century Villa Toderini De Gajardis preceded by a large lawn and a pond. The complex features a main builiding, surmounted by a large pediment with two smaller ones on the sides. The complex also includes two barns and a church with Baroque decorations;
- the XVIII century Villa Porcia Andreetta dell'Andrea in Roverbasso;
- the XVIII century Villa Paoletti in Cimavilla;
- Villa Travaini Vendrame.