Introduction to East Cleveland, Ohio
East Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles SW of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 6 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. There are an estimated 27,217 people in East Cleveland.
East Cleveland History
East Cleveland was initially incorporated as a village in the year 1895. Later, in 1911, it was reincorporated as a city. East Cleveland is home to Nela Park, which is the functional headquarters of GE Lighting. The present day city of East Cleveland also includes parts of Euclid Avenue, which until the 1920s was referred to as the Millionaire's Row. East Cleveland became one of the largest black communities of Ohio by 1984.
East Cleveland and nearby Attractions
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- Cleveland Lakefront State Park
- Cleveland Museum of Natural History
- Cleveland Botanical Garden
- Euclid Creek Reservation
- Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
- Western Reserve Historical Society Museum
Things To Do In East Cleveland
East Cleveland includes a 248-acre Forest Hill Park where you can enjoy scenic walking trails, baseball diamonds, and tennis courts. Leisure time can also be spent at Pattison Park and Hawley Park. In addition, you can visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center. Also, the Recreation Department of East Cleveland organizes a number of activities and events throughout the year.
East Cleveland Transportation
The nearest airport is Cuyahoga County Airport.
East Cleveland Higher Education
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University, and Baldwin - Wallace College are nearby.