Introduction to Maple Heights, Ohio
Maple Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 8 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 8 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area. There are 26,156 residents in Maple Heights.
Maple Heights History
The city of Maple Heights was originally part of the Bedford Township. In 1813, the area was first settled in by Benjamin Fitch of Connecticut. The Dunham Road was built by John Dunham who came to Maple Heights in the year 1817. The development of present day Maple Heights began around 1849 with the opening of the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad. The Connotton Valley Railroad was opened in 1881. Maple Heights was initially incorporated in July 1915 as a village. Later, on the 1st of January 1932, Maple Heights was reincorporated as a city.
Maple Heights and nearby Attractions
- Shaker Museum
- Dunham Tavern Museum
- Cleveland Botanical Garden
- Shaker Museum
- Children's Museum of Cleveland
Things To Do In Maple Heights
While staying at Maple Heights, one can visit the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Shaker Museum, and Children's Museum of Cleveland. The city also has numerous well maintained parks such as Dunham Park, Southgate U.S.A. Park, Stafford Park, Home Street Park, and Benhoff Park. Also, there are several quality shopping areas, restaurants, and bars at Maple Heights.
Maple Heights Transportation
Cuyahoga County Airport is just a few minutes drive away.
Maple Heights Higher Education
The nearest colleges and universities are John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, Baldwin - Wallace College, and Case Western Reserve University.