Introduction to Wickliffe, Ohio
Wickliffe, Ohio, in Lake county, is 3 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 14 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. Wickliffe has a population of 13,484.
Wickliffe was originally part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. The area was surveyed in August and September of 1796 by Moses Cleaveland, Director of the Connecticut Land Company. The area was first settled around 1810 and the families of Williams Jones and Abner C. Tarbell were its first residents. Wickliffe was incorporated in 1919 as a village and Harry C. Coulby became its first mayor. The Wickliffe Chamber of Commerce was established in March 1929. Wickliffe was reincorporated as a city on October 6, 1951, with a population of 5,002.
Wickliffe and nearby Attractions
- Coulby Mansion and Park
- Euclid Creek Reservation
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- James A. Garfield National Historic Site
- Cleveland Lakefront State Park
Things To Do In Wickliffe
The Wickliffe Public Library is an ideal place to discover the city's past. You can enjoy a game of golf at the Green Ridge Golf Course. Leisure hours can also be spent at Nehls Park, Featherston Park, Coulby Park, Inthar Park, Orlando Park, and Jindra Park. Excellent shopping facilities are available at the Town Square Shopping Center. In addition, the Recreation Department of Wickliffe organizes several events and programs throughout the year.
Cuyahoga County Airport is nearby.
Wickliffe Higher Education
The local college is Rabbinical College Telshe. Higher educational facilities are also provided by Lakeland Community College, Cleveland State University, and John Carroll University.