Introduction to Geneva, Ohio
The earliest settlement in present day Geneva was established in 1805. A few people from Charlotte, New York settled here, and in 1806 more settlers arrived from Harpersfield, New York. In 1816, the citizens formed the township of Harpersfield. This new township was Geneva Township. In 1866 the town became a village and it was later incorporated as a city in 1958. It was named after Geneva, New York.
Geneva and Nearby Attractions
- Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse
- James A. Garfield National Historic Site
- Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park
- Holden Arboretum
- Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
Things To Do In Geneva
There are several museums near Geneva, including Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse, and Jennie Munger Gregory Museum. Geneva State Park, Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park, and Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park are located nearby as well. The Geneva State Park offers opportunities for recreational activities like camping, fishing, and boating. Opportunities to play golf are available at Deer Lake Golf Course.
Erie International Airport is located near Geneva.
Geneva Higher Education
Lakeland Community College, Kent State University, and John Carroll University are situated near Geneva.