Introduction to Medina, Ohio
Medina, Ohio, in Medina county, is 18 miles W of Akron, Ohio and 26 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 25,139 people lived in Medina.
This city of Medina was originally a part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It was established in 1816 and officially incorporated as a village in 1835. It was originally known as Mecca but the name was changed as another town by that name already existed in Ohio.
Medina and nearby Attractions
- Medina County Fairgrounds
- Lake Medina
- Broadway Creek
- Medina Public Square Historic District
- Roscoe Ewing Park
- Clinical Apothecaries
Things To Do In Medina
Public Square is a nice place to visit and view Victorian architecture, fine restaurants, unique shops and special events. The Medina Recreation Center has facilities for fitness as well as entertainment activities.
The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Medina Higher Education
Medina County Career Center is the local college. Educational options in neighboring areas include Lorain County Community College, the University of Akron and Baldwin-Wallace College.