Introduction to Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Middleburg Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles SW of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 11 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. Middleburg Heights contains a population of approximately 15,542.
Middleburg Heights History
The Eastern Woodland Indians were the original inhabitants of present day Middleburg Heights. Jared and Rachel Hickcox, and their children, were the first settlers of Middleburg Heights. They arrived in Middleburg Heights around 1809 from Waterbury, Connecticut. Until 1836, the area was part of the Middleburg Township. The Village of Middleburg Heights was formed in 1928 and named after Middleburg, New York. Later, in 1961, Middleburg Heights was incorporated as a city.
Middleburg Heights and nearby Attractions
- Big Creek Reservation
- Chenga Skate Park
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
- NASA Glenn Research Center
Things To Do In Middleburg Heights
Visitors to Middleburg Heights can visit the Pleasant Hills United Methodist Church and Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church. They can also spend leisure time at the Big Creek Metro Reservation, Lake Abram Metropolitan Reservation, and Lake Isaac Waterfowl Sanctuary. The city offers a number of shopping centers including Southland Shopping Center, Kronheims Plaza Shopping Center, Briarcliffe Plaza Shopping Center, and Sprague Square Shopping Center.
Middleburg Heights Transportation
Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport, located nearby, provides air transportation services.
Middleburg Heights Higher Education
Baldwin - Wallace College, Sanford Brown Institute, Cuyahoga Community College District and Cleveland State University provide higher education to the citizens of Middleburg Heights.