Introduction to Conneaut, Ohio
Conneaut, Ohio, in Ashtabula county, is 27 miles SW of Erie, Pennsylvania (center to center) and 66 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.
The name of this city comes from Seneca’s Koniyat which is a creek that runs into Lake Erie. The term Conneaut is a word from the Senecan language and refers to a place with an abundant fish population. The city is located on an Indian trail that was a glacier lake-beach ridge. It was used by early settlers travelling westward. Conneaut was incorporated as a borough in 1832.
Conneaut and Nearby Attractions
- Railroad Museum
- Lake Erie
- Conneaut Plaza Theatre
- Windy Hill Golf Course
- Sheldon Calvary Camp
- Conneaut Township Park?
Things To Do In Conneaut
Conneaut is situated near Lake Erie and has approximately seven miles of shoreline. This provides satisfactory opportunities for spending relaxing time at the beach, swimming and boating. It has also made the area a popular summer destination. The city offers a nice blend of recreational and social activities. One can go shopping at the downtown area or buy memorabilia from the Historical Railroad Museum.
The Erie International Airport can be reached in half an hour's drive.
Conneaut Higher Education
The Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University and Mercyhurst College offer opportunities for higher education.