Introduction to Brooklyn, Ohio
Brooklyn, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles N of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 4 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. Brooklyn has a population of 11,586.
The first settler in Brooklyn was a frontiersman named Granger. However, later he moved to the central part of Ohio. The first permanent settler was James Fish who arrived in this area in 1811. More families followed and Brooklyn was established in 1818. It was incorporated as a village in 1867, the same year it got its first post office.
Brooklyn and nearby Attractions
- Ridge Park Square
- Cascade Crossings
- Biddulph Plaza
- Memphis Picnic Area
- Brooklyn City Hall
- Memorial Park
Things To Do In Brooklyn
Brooklyn is part of the Cleveland Metroparks network. Two Metroparks Reservations are in, or around, the city. One is Brookside Reservation which spreads over 135 acres of land and offers many recreational opportunities. The second is Big Creek Reservation with approximately 37 acres of picnic area in Brooklyn. Apart from its parks, Brooklyn offers great shopping and dining opportunities.
The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is nearby.
Brooklyn Higher Education
The Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland State University, and Cuyahoga Community College District are in the neighborhood.