Introduction to Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio and 7 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.
Cleveland Heights History
Cleveland Heights was first settled in the early 1800s. Initially it was a farming community and a part of East Cleveland. In 1903, the village of Cleveland Heights was created. The area was so named due to its location on a plateau east of the City of Cleveland. Cleveland Heights was incorporated as a city in 1921.
Cleveland Heights and Nearby Attractions
- Forest Hills Park
- Edgewater Beach
- Old Stone Church
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
- Cleveland Museum of Natural History
- Cain Park
Things To Do In Cleveland Heights
While staying at Cleveland Heights, you can plan a day trip to Forest Hills Park. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Cleveland Botanical Garden are also nearby. One can visit the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, the Children's Museum of Cleveland, the Great Lakes Science Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Old Stone Church.
Cleveland Heights Transportation
Air transportation is available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.
Cleveland Heights Higher Education
John Carroll University, Baldwin - Wallace College, the University of Akron, Case Western Reserve University, Lakeland Community College and Cleveland State University are nearby.