Introduction to Highland Heights, Ohio
Highland Heights History
The city, formerly part of the Mayfield Township, was founded in 1920 and incorporated as the City of Highland Heights in 1967. This city was the first in Cuyahoga County to need new residential neighborhoods in order to have ornamental lamp posts and underground wiring. Money Magazine rated the city as the 75th Best Place to Live in 2007 (in the US).
Highland Heights and Nearby Attractions
- Holden Arboretum
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- Goodtimes Amusement Park
- Cleveland Lakefront State Park
- Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
Things To Do In Highland Heights
Western Reserve Historical Society Museum, Dunham Tavern Museum, the Shaker Museum, and the Cleveland Museum of Art are popular museums near Highland Heights. Goodtimes Amusement Park, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Akron Zoo are other attractions in the region. Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park, Brecksville Reservation, Euclid Creek Reservation, and Headlands Beach State Park offer recreational facilities. Punderson State Park has a golf course, a lodge, and cottages. Visitors may enjoy boating, fishing, camping, and swimming at the park.
Highland Heights Transportation
Air transportation is available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.
Highland Heights Higher Education
Colleges nearby include John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College, Case Western Reserve University, and Cleveland State University.