Introduction to Seven Hills, Ohio
Seven Hills, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 7 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metro area, the city is not an isolated city.
Seven Hills History
The history of Seven Hills dates back to prehistoric ages. Scientists believe dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals once inhabited this area. In fact, fossils of prehistoric animals were found in Seven Hills. Moreover, evidence proved that glaciers extended down to this area. The present day Seven Hills was part of Independence Township. It was incorporated in 1927 as a village and reincorporated as a city in 1961. According to one tradition, Seven Hills was so named because of the seven local hills. Others believe it derived its name from the Seven Hills of Rome.
Seven Hills and Nearby Attractions
- Brookside Park
- Big Creek Reservation
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
- Ukrainian Museum - Archives
- Shaker Museum
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Things To Do In Seven Hills
The city of Seven Hills offers a number of playgrounds and parks including John Glenn Park, Summitview Park, Calvin Park, Valleywood Park, North Park and Cricket Lane Park. In addition, the Recreation Department organizes several special programs and events throughout the year including park concerts, kids tree lighting and Home Days. The Memphis Kiddie Park and West Creek Reservation are also nearby.
Seven Hills Transportation
Burke Lakefront Airport is close to the city.
Seven Hills Higher Education
Baldwin - Wallace College, Cuyahoga Community College District and Cleveland State University are nearby institutes offering higher education.