Introduction to Lyndhurst, Ohio
Lyndhurst, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metro area, the city is not an isolated city. Lyndhurst is home to some 15,279 residents.
Parts of the city of Lyndhurst were originally in the Mayfield Township. The entire city was later incorporated as a part of the Cuyahoga County. Currently, though the major population of Lyndhurst consists of Whites there are also communities of African Americans, Native Americans, Asians, Pacific Islander, and Hispanics or Latinos.
Lyndhurst and nearby Attractions
- James A. Garfield National Historic Site
- Western Reserve Historical Society Museum
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- Cleveland Botanical Garden
- Brainard Park
- Lyndhurst Golf Course
Things To Do In Lyndhurst
Due to its location in the Cuyahoga county, Lyndhurst is close to a number of historical sites and museums. From here one can visit the home of the 20th President of the United States, which is now the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. The Western Reserve Historical Society Museum houses exhibits about the northeast Ohio history in the Hay-McKinney mansion, while the Cleveland Museum of Art has collections of Asian, African, medieval, decorative, and contemporary arts. Also nearby are the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Shaker Museum. Lyndhurst also has its own city hall, a country club, and a golf course. In addition, one can visit the churches lining the streets of this city or simply plan a fun day trip to any of the parks in the area. The city also has quite a few shopping malls that are ideal for the enthusiastic shoppers.
Air transportation is available from the Cuyahoga County Airport.
Lyndhurst Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are provided by the John Carroll University, the Case Western Reserve University, and the Lakeland Community College.