Introduction to Streetsboro, Ohio
The area now known as Streetsboro was originally inhabited by the Seneca Indians. Streetsboro was named in honor of Titus Street of Connecticut, who founded the township in 1798. Ralph Cowles and Lemuel Punderson surveyed the land in 1822. A turnpike from Cleveland to Wellsville was completed in 1827. The Ohio Turnpike was opened on October 1, 1955. Streetsboro was officially incorporated as a city in 1968.
Streetsboro and nearby Attractions
- Streetsboro City Park
- Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
- Tinkers Creek State Park
- Sea World Ohio
- Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
- Munroe Falls Metro Park
Things To Do In Streetsboro
You can spend your leisure hours at the Woodside Lake Park located in Streetsboro. Swimming and other water sports can be enjoyed at Water Works, Stow Silver Spring Park, Pioneer Waterland and Dry Fun, and Geauga Lake Wildwater Kingdom. You can also plan a day trip to the Frame Bog - J. Arthur Herrick Nature Preserve. The Sunny Lake Park, Mar-Lynn Lake Park, and Fun'n'Stuff Amusement Complex are also nearby.
Cuyahoga County Airport is the nearest airport.
Streetsboro Higher Education
University of Akron Main Campus, Stark State College of Technology, and Kent State University-Main Campus are close to the city.