Introduction to Broadview Heights, Ohio
Broadview Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles S of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 12 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.
Broadview Heights History
The area now known as Broadview Heights was originally occupied by the Chippewa Indians. In 1811, the area was first settled by the whites and Seth Paine was its first while settler. Broadview Heights was incorporated as a village in 1927 and later in 1960, it became a city. The city of Broadview Heights adopted a charter form of government in the November 1961 election.
Broadview Heights and Nearby Attractions
- Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area
- Brecksville Reservation
- Hale Farm and Village
- West Creek Reservation
- Sea World Ohio
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Things To Do In Broadview Heights
Broadview Heights includes several playgrounds and parks including the Blossom Soccer Fields and the Broadview Center Fields. You can also visit the Kalahari Waterpark Resort which is the largest indoor water park in the United States. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Memphis Kiddie Park, Ledge Pool at Hinckley Reservation and West Creek Reservation are also worth visiting.
Broadview Heights Transportation
Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport is the nearest international airport.
Broadview Heights Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by Baldwin - Wallace College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and Cuyahoga Community College District.