Introduction to Richmond Heights, Ohio
Richmond Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area. There are 10,944 residents in Richmond Heights.
Richmond Heights History
Richmond Heights was originally a part of the Township of Euclid. In 1917, it was separated from the township and incorporated as a village. At that time, the area was named as the Village of Claribel. Later, in 1918, it was renamed Richmond Heights. In 1953, gas and water mains were installed in Richmond Heights. The area was reincorporated as a city in 1960. The City of Richmond Heights adopted a mayor - council system of government.
Richmond Heights and nearby Attractions
- Euclid Creek Reservation
- Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
- Cleveland Botanical Garden
- Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
- Sea World Ohio
- Western Reserve Historical Society Museum
Things To Do In Richmond Heights
While staying in Richmond Heights, you can enjoy a number of recreational activities at Desan Park and Community Park. You can also spend your leisure hours shopping at the Hilltop Plaza Shopping Center and Richmond Town Square Shopping Center. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Cleveland Police Museum are also worth visiting. In addition, the Cain Park, City of Beachwood Family Aquatic Center, and Bexley Park are nearby.
Richmond Heights Transportation
You can reach Cuyahoga County Airport within a few minutes.
Richmond Heights Higher Education
John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College, and Case Western Reserve University are the nearby colleges and universities.