Introduction to Tallmadge, Ohio
Tallmadge, Ohio, in Summit county, is 4 miles E of Akron, Ohio (center to center) and 30 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Akron metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 16,390 people lived in Tallmadge.
Originally, the area now known as Tallmadge, was part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It was founded and organized by Rev. David Bacon in 1807. The area was named after Col. Benjamin Tallmadge, one of the landholders. Tallmadge experienced much of its developments during the 1950s and 60s.
Tallmadge and nearby Attractions
- Tallmadge Church
- Gorge Metropolitan Park
- Water Works Aquatic Park
- Akron Zoo
- Akron Art Museum
- National Inventors Hall of Fame
Things To Do In Tallmadge
While staying in Tallmadge, you can visit the historic Tallmadge Church which was built in 1825. You can also visit the museum at Tallmadge Circle Park. The Kent Drive Park, Maca Aquatic Center Park, Washburn/Indian Hills Parks, and Lions Park are worth visiting. The Akron Zoological Park, Akron Zoo, Sea World Ohio, and Water Works Aquatic Park are also nearby.
Air transportation is available from Akron - Canton Regional Airport.
Tallmadge Higher Education
University of Akron - Main Campus, Kent State University - Stark Campus, and Stark State College of Technology are nearby.