Introduction to Solon, Ohio
Solon, Ohio is 14 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 15 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. It is in Cuyahoga County. The city is part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metro area. The population of Solon is 21,802.
Solon was first settled in 1820 by settlers from Connecticut. It was named after Lorenzo Solon Bull, son of Isaac Bull who was one of the first settlers in the area. Initially, the township also included the villages of Glenwillow and Bentleyville. The Cleveland and Mahoning Railroad entered Solon in 1857. Salon was incorporated in 1917 as a village and later in 1961 was reincorporated as a city.
Solon and nearby Attractions
- South Chagrin Reservation
- Sea World Ohio
- Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
- Shaker Museum
- Edgewater Beach
Things To Do In Solon
Solon offers approximately 687 acres of parks and recreational area where one can spend their leisure hours. The Cleveland Metroparks also affords the opportunity for a fun trip with family and friends. Solon offers a number of golf courses where golf enthusiasts can enjoy their game. Also, the Six Flags Worlds of Adventure, Shaker Square and Cleveland Botanical Garden are close to the city.
Cuyahoga County Airport is located nearby.
Solon Higher Education
Opportunities for higher studies are provided by John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University.