Introduction to North Royalton, Ohio
North Royalton, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles S of Parma, Ohio and 12 miles S 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. North Royalton contains a population of approximately 28,648.
North Royalton History
The township of North Royalton was formed in 1818. Initially it was named Royalton after the town of Royalton in Vermont. The name was changed to North Royalton between 1880 and 1890, as another town in Ohio had the same name. The township became the Village of North Royalton on April 4, 1927. E. C. McCombs was elected as the first mayor. The City Hall of North Royalton was erected in 1937. In January, 1961, North Royalton was reincorporated as a city.
North Royalton and nearby Attractions
- Mill Stream Run Reservation
- Ukrainian Museum-Archives
- Stan Hywet Hall & Garden
- NASA Glenn Research Center
- Rocky River Reservation
- Hale Farm and Village
Things To Do In North Royalton
The city of North Royalton offers many recreational activities. You can visit the North Royalton Branch Cuyahoga County Public Library and the other historic sites and museums nearby. Camping, canoeing and swimming can be enjoyed at the Clare - Mar Lakes Campground. You can also enjoy shopping at the Royalton Plaza Shopping Center and the Royalwood Centre Shopping Center.
North Royalton Transportation
The nearest major airport is Cleveland - Hopkins International.
North Royalton Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are offered by Baldwin - Wallace College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and several other universities and colleges.